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Malloy, Democrats bring very different perspectives to budget crisis

While Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is challenging his fellow Democrats in the legislature to focus less on their re-election chances and more on Connecticut’s budget crisis, legislators respond that the Democratic governor did not lead by example when dealing with the budget during his last re-election bid. Continue Reading →

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Budget cheat sheet: The CT legislature’s proposal

Spoiler alert: The budget proposal released Thursday by Democrats in the General Assembly is not going to become law as written. But it helps to set the stage for negotiations with the Malloy administration toward a final budget, and it points to the legislators’ priorities. Continue Reading →

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‘Aid in dying’ bill offers hope, generates fear

A divided audience intently listened to public testimony at a hearing on an "aid in dying" -- or, to opponents, "assisted suicide" -- bill earlier this year.

More than 500 witnesses submitted public-hearing testimony about H.B. 5326, An Act Concerning Compassionate Aid in Dying for Terminally Ill Patients. But the essence of arguments pro and con could be distilled Monday in the opposing testimonies of two women. Continue Reading →

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