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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

CT Senate leaders blame Democratic losses on PACs, not policies - Republican leader responds, "hogwash"; House leader also blames losses on independent money, while union official blames unpopularity of Governor Malloy; Malloy attributes Dem losses to being outworked by Republican candidates - see story

GOP ties Democrats in state senate, and closes gap in state House - 18Rs to 18Ds in Senate, likely 72Rs to 79Ds in House; NY Times results for CT; see also CT News Junkie; CT Sec of State Election Results

NCCI files significant rate reduction for workers compensation insurance, effective 1-1-17
- reduction already approved by insurance regulators

White House highlights regulatory barriers to affordable housing - releases Tool Kit for local governments.

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

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

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...

Real estate is vital to the economy - USA Today opinion piece

A Millennial Tells Why He Left CT Twice -"It's the economy, stupid."

Where Has All the Money Gone? 25th Anniversary of CT's Income Tax - Yankee Institute of Public Policy

Discussing the Human City - watch Joel Kotkin challenge the dominant planning mantra that pushes for dense urban cores and its war on the suburbs.

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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