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Malloy’s budget would deplete retired teachers’ health-care fund

The health care plan that covers 35,000 retired teachers and their spouses will be almost completely depleted two years from now if the governor gets his way. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is asking legislators to eliminate the state’s contribution for retired teachers’ health benefits in the upcoming budget, a move that would save the state […]

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On gun control, Good Friday is the next deadline

Wedged between the religious observances of Passover and Good Friday is a two-day window next week for the Connecticut General Assembly to adopt bipartisan gun-violence legislation in response to the Sandy Hook massacre. If legislation is not ready for action next Wednesday and Thursday, closure on an all-consuming issue that legislators once pledged to resolve […]