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NEW YORK (AP) — An appeals court has sided with five states, saying the federal government can't delay plans to more than double penalties automakers pay when they fail to meet fuel economy standards. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan issued a one-page order Monday, siding with ...
Connecticut has a long road to recovery, and this budget reflects that reality, but it also gives us the structure we need to achieve that goal." "Our budget plan is balanced and a pro-taxpayer approach that will continue our efforts to reform state government," said Rep. Ferraro. "We need to prioritize spending, ...

A huge crowd of the local Armenian community hold a rally in Glendale in solidarity with thousands of demonstrators in Armenia. They are protesting against the new government in Armenia and the mass arrests of the leaders of the protests. / FoxLA ...
The lawmakers wanted the inspector general's office to look into the way the Bureau of Indian Affairs handled a request by the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes to amend their agreements with the state government. “Our team is working diligently on their letter of request,” DiPaolo said of the office ...
ROME (AP) — Election results from one of Italy's tiniest regions were eagerly awaited Monday for any possible shift in voter sentiment as right-wing political leaders in Rome jockey to form a government following inconclusive national elections seven weeks ago. Residents of the southern region of Molise ...
Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters rallied in the Hungarian capital Budapest for the second successive Saturday, this time challenging controls on the media and a campaign against non-governmental organisations. Organisers said over 100,000 people took part in what was also the second mass protest ...

... it turns out that Connecticut government probably can't afford those changes either. Cost estimates for both programs provided by the Office of Fiscal Analysis showed the minimum wage increase and the paid family medical leave program combined would cost the state of Connecticut upwards of $100 ...
Governmental immunity is alive and well on Connecticut school grounds this year. Two cases, one from the Appellate Court and another from the Supreme Court, are enforcing a hard line on the identifiable person/imminent harm exception to the defense of governmental immunity. The exception in ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Seventeen states, the District of Columbia and six cities sued the U.S. government Tuesday, saying the addition of a citizenship demand ... Plaintiffs include New York, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, ...
Basically, government exists to ensure people can go about their lives in relative peace, unencumbered by roving bands of thieves, collapsing bridges or — as originally intended — government itself. Most of Connecticut's government employees don't do that, hence all the jokes about non-essential ...
John Fitisemanu, who works for a lab company in Utah, has paid U.S. taxes and been subject to American laws his whole life. But the 53-year-old father and husband isn't considered a U.S. citizen by the federal government because he was born in American Samoa, a U.S. territory and the only place in the ...
Last February, Mayor Dan Drew said city police won't carry out the job of the U.S. government by enforcing federal immigration laws. New Haven, Hartford and Willimantic are among municipalities doing the same in direct response to President Donald Trump's executive order signed just after he took office.
“The federal government and Immigration and Customs Enforcement is responsible for our immigration laws,” Tong said. “However they are written and enforced that's up to them. It is not up to the state of Connecticut and state and local law enforcement to do their jobs for them, and if they want us to hold ...
“Quite frankly, one of the large concerns that I have and others is that, we don't want an activist chief justice driving this branch of government,” Kissel said. Mark Pazniokas, the Connecticut Mirror's Capitol bureau chief, said the process of picking future supreme court judges may now be more political.
The government sector, which is struggling with lower revenue, was the biggest job loser, down 3,500 jobs, in 2017. Government also includes the two Native American-run casinos in southeast Connecticut. And only four of the state's nine labor market areas added jobs, with the Norwich-New London area ...
“The enormous honor of leading the Connecticut judiciary as an independent and coequal branch of government will now fall to another,” Justice McDonald said in a statement after the vote. “In this turbulent personal moment, I don't know what the future holds for me. I do know, however, that I will face it ...
Connecticut immigration activists say that a decision by the federal government to include a question about citizenship on the 2020 U.S. census is anti-immigrant and intended to cause fear among undocumented people. “There is no question that the citizenship question is anti-immigrant and intended to ...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. government and state officials intend to work together to recover an endangered species of wolves that once roamed the America Southwest, with a new signed agreement. The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish announced the agreement with Arizona and the ...
Fasano says legal concerns should not prevent the Connecticut Department of Correction from making the report available to lawmakers. “And I also understand being a lawyer releasing the report has implications with respect to lawsuits. But we are government. We are not a business. We are government.
Connecticut is home to persistently broken budgets, high taxes, a massive amount of debt and a dragging state economy. Residents deserve better. The primary reason for Connecticut's dire fiscal situation is clear: State law grants enormous privileges to government unions at a time when reform could not ...
Connecticut officials are voicing concerns about President Donald Trump's push to arm teachers, despite a state law that generally makes it illegal to possess ... Blumenthal suggested it could be more likely that the federal government would create financial incentives to encourage districts to arm teachers.
FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2014, file photo, a view of the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse in Washington. The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the Trump administration, claiming it is violating immigration laws and its own policies by detaining immigrants who have a solid case for seeking asylum in ...
Connecticut has some of the worst racial and ethnic achievement gaps in the country, but the current administration at the state's Department of Education said it doesn't have plans for more detailed race and ethnicity data collection than the categories it tracks now. The school data bill aims to keep it that ...
Connecticut state government's great new "bipartisan budget" is already $250 million in deficit and budget deficits in the billions are forecast for years to come, but Democratic leaders in the state Senate are proposing to make community college free for students. Mere taxpayers would pay an extra $30 ...
The hardest thing about being a conservative in Connecticut is the feeling of being unheard at a time when things are going so terribly wrong. We Connecticut ... On the right are the accountants, who hold up the balance sheet and ask the artists how government is going to pay for that. In a balanced political ...
“It's funny when you go to town meetings and look at some of the shenanigans, politics and whatnot taking place,” said Connolly, whose first book, “Local Government in Connecticut,” won the 2013 Wesleyan University Press Driftless Award for an outstanding book in any field on a Connecticut topic or ...
A cyberattack on German government computer systems thought to have been committed by a Russian-backed hacking group is ongoing and may have caused "considerable damage," members of parliament's intelligence oversight committee said Thursday. News of the hack broke Wednesday with a ...
Today, Will Haskell, a New Canaan resident and Staples High School alum, announced that he is running for the Connecticut State Senate. Haskell, a Democrat, believes that Hartford badly needs new leadership. "Connecticut's state government must rise to the challenge of protecting our community in the ...
We are optimistic about the future, but only if our governmental leaders and the entire General Assembly share our assessment of the situation and are .... and corporations would improve fairness; enable government investment in transportation, higher education and cities; and stimulate economic growth.
About one dozen Connecticut government agencies were hit late last week with what one published report said was a WannaCry ransomworm attack that has knocked about 160 computers offline. NECN.com is reporting that the attack began late Friday afternoon and eventually impacted 12 separate ...
The WannaCry ransomware virus made its way onto about 160 computers in 11 different Connecticut government agencies, according to Mark Raymond, the state's CIO. The state's security monitoring system alerted officials of the breach Friday afternoon. IT staff worked through the weekend and were able ...
Approximately 150 protesters gathered outside the Connecticut Supreme Court across from the Capitol on Monday to protest Janus v. AFSCME, a free speech case being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. Organized by the CT Working Families Party and Connecticut's government employee unions, the ...
Why shouldn't Connecticut just let Massachusetts dominate the emerging New England marijuana economy, make up all the regulatory rules and keep all the revenue? After all, isn't this the way we do things here in the new Connecticut? We just outsource all the good things, tax revenues and jobs, ...
What happens when someone asserts that the compensation of members of state and municipal government employee unions, being the biggest expense of government in Connecticut, should be determined through the ordinary democratic process and not through secret negotiations between unions and ...


 

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