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Documents obtained by ProPublica show stark differences in how Donald Trump’s businesses reported some expenses, profits and occupancy figures for two Manhattan buildings, giving a lender different figures than they provided to New York City tax authorities. The discrepancies made the buildings appear more profitable to the lender — and less profitable to the officials who set the buildings’ property tax.
Pete Buttigieg raised $247,181 in the third quarter and President Donald Trump raised $246,325 from Connecticut supporters.
Trump administration plans to host a G-7 Summit at a Trump family resort in Florida -- the kind of behavior Sen. Richard Blumenthal is trying to stop with a lawsuit -- has put a new focus on an obscure section of the U.S. Constitution known as the emoluments clause.
The latest FEC filings show Rep. Jahana Hayes has raised more than $1 million for her re-election, while Republicans in Connecticut running for Congress have hardly raised any political cash.
Rep. Rosa DeLauro, who has asked federal regulators to take e-cigarettes off the shelves, tackled the twin threats posed by teen vaping and an epidemic of lung injuries.
A bill now being considered by federal lawmakers is intended to make it easier for police to track financial criminals who set up shell companies, but the legislation casts such a wide net, hundreds of thousands of innocent small business owners would also be negatively affected.
Here's an illustration of why a new law has required that African-American and Latino studies be included in school curriculum.
In this time of partisan gridlock, here is something that will shock you: I am a Republican and I am in full support of tolls in the state of Connecticut.
I’m a big fan of high speed trains, which means I often ride Amtrak’s Acela to Boston or Washington. It’s the best train in North America, though it pales in comparison to true HSR (high speed rail) in Europe or Asia. While Acela can hit a top speed of 150 mph, it does so on only 34 of the 457 miles between DC and Boston. Over the entire run, what with congestion and station stops, it only averages about 70 mph.
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