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U.S. House ready to gut Dodd-Frank Wall Street reforms

WASHINGTON — When Congress returns from its Memorial Day break next week, the U.S. House will take up a massive bill that will repeal much of the Dodd-Frank Act, a law aimed at reforming Wall Street after the 2008 collapse of the housing market that set off a free-fall in the stock market. Continue Reading →

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CT joins lobbying fray over new federal education rule

WASHINGTON – Connecticut has joined a lobbying effort to change how federal money for schools with large populations of poor or disadvantaged students is distributed. The new regulation would bar school districts from “supplanting” the money they give to schools with poor students with federal money aimed at “supplementing” local funding. Continue Reading →

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