WASHINGTON — Once again, U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro is defying President Obama as he prepares to give his State of the Union address to the nation. Once again, the split is over trade.
The state’s controversial practice of borrowing to pay off debt now threatens to poke new holes in the budget — a small one this fiscal year and a larger one after June — just a few weeks after lawmakers and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wrapped a special session to balance the books.
WASHINGTON — Aetna and Cigna spent more than $1.3 million last year on outside lobbyists whose work is aimed mainly at winning government approval of their respective mergers with Humana and Anthem.