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Legislators to return for limited revisions to bipartisan budget

Legislative leaders agreed Thursday to call lawmakers back to Hartford next week to revise, but not “re-litigate” the bipartisan budget passed last month, primarily by changing terms of what Gov. Dannel P. Malloy complained was a flawed hospital tax that could cost Connecticut hundreds of millions of dollars in federal Medicaid reimbursements. The session will provide a modest coda to one of Connecticut’s longest struggles to finalize a budget.

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The climate report Trump hoped to ignore will resonate outside D.C.

Last week, without comment, the White House published a study officially titled the Climate Science Special Report. Contrary to many statements and positions articulated by President Trump, members of his Cabinet, his surrogates and his supporters, the report clearly states that Earth’s climate is changing, and “it is extremely likely that human influence has been the dominant cause of the observed warming since the mid-20th century.”