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2016-2017 Resolution for a Better Connecticut - HBRACT urges all state and local lawmakers to embrace this resolution.

Union concessions still key focal point in a time of hard tradeoffs - CT Mirror

How the Mass. economy overtook Connecticut - Can Trump pull Connecticut out of its slump? Answer may be a new suburban oasis, but it depends on lower home prices.

CBIA unhappy with steady job loss in CT - everyone should be unhappy with CT's dismal job performance

Crumbling Concrete Foundations - see HBRACT testimony, news reports; AG's Office releases investigative report; pyrrhotite in aggregate is contributing factor.

Regulatory Hurdles in Connecticut - So many ways builders are beat down in CT and, then, we all lose...

Mandate to install fire sprinklers in all new 1&2 family homes overwhelmingly defeated on 7-18 vote in Public Safety Committee.

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Progressives struggle to regain momentum on labor bills - CT Mirror; minimum wage hike to $15/hr and mandatory paid family leave top priorities

Follow CT Mirror's Budget Tracker - watch comparison of cuts, taxes and spending increases among Governor's and legislature's budgets

As the 2017 legislative session opens: What to know - CT Mirror

One study finds Connecticut a fine place to do business - flies in face of Forbes and CNBC that place CT 45th and 43rd for its business climate

Deal gives Democrats edge in evenly split CT Senate - CT Mirror; CT News Junkie story

CT Lawmakers Get a Glimpse of Budget Problems They Will Face ; Appropriations House Chair, Walker (D), says, Devastating cuts cannot solve CT's budget woes; and S&P warns CT: Surging debt costs could lower bond rating - CT Mirror

Malloy: Next budget will be very lean, without major tax hikes - The CT Mirror; Q&A: Wyman talks budget, her role in equally divided state senate

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