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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 ...
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 ...

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. / ... Armenians anti-government protesters
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 ...
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 ...
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 Hungary

... 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 ...
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 ...
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 ... government
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 ...
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 ...
In the days since a lone gunman killed 17 in a Parkland, Fla., high school, schools officials and police throughout Connecticut have dealt with threats of violence or ... In the aftermath of a mass shooting like in Parkland fear grows quickly and people want to see the government respond, said John DeCarlo, ...
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy warned Wednesday that mass shootings are being planned all over the country, and that everyone is likely to be affected ... He also said he supports a law that aimed at making sure government agencies report incidents to the National Instant Criminal Background Check ...
On Tuesday, she hailed release of an SBA report on governmental effectiveness at helping small business owners cut through regulatory red tape. ... Texas or Mississippi who is visiting Connecticut could carry a handgun under the laxer laws of his or her home state, not the tougher laws of Connecticut.
Judge Jeffrey Alker Meyer of the Connecticut District Court has slammed the United States Government over its plans to move a “spoofing” case against Andre Flotron to another venue and thus protract the proceedings against the former precious metals trader of UBS AG (SWX:UBSN). On February 19 ...
“We don't devote enough attention and we don't invest enough as a government in fuel cells,” Larson said. “Products that are made here in Connecticut advance our economy and solutions to the world's energy problems. This (industry) has vast potential and promoting efforts to get these tax credits has ...
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press is urging a Connecticut judge to unseal two court records related to the sentencing of a man ... The Day covered the sentencing proceedings and reported on the contents of the government's sentencing memorandum after it was first filed publicly.
BEIRUT (AP) — Government forces bombed the northeastern suburbs of the Syrian capital for a second straight day on Tuesday, killing more than 100 people and raising the specter of a full-scale offensive that could spell catastrophe for the nearly 400,000 residents trapped under siege. Rescuers raced to ...
BERLIN (AP) — Talks on a new German coalition government entered what participants expect will be their final day, with negotiators hopeful a deal can be agreed Tuesday that would bring an end to the country's political limbo closer. Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Union bloc and the center-left ...
Washington — To avoid another government shutdown Thursday, the U.S. House is poised to pass a spending bill that would fund the Pentagon until the end of the federal fiscal year – with big boosts for the Connecticut defense industry — and keep other federal agencies running until March 23.
File - In this Jan. 14, 2018, file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting with the Palestinian Central Council in the West Bank city of Ramallah. A former Palestinian intelligence chief and the head of the West Bank bar association have sued the government of President ...
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police say an enraged crowd of thousands of Wazir tribesmen has torched the house and office of the commander of a pro-government militia in the country's northwest. Police official Ataullah Khan says tribesmen were angry Tuesday over the death of a young man from the ...
Malloy released his budget proposal but also announced a plan to protect Connecticut taxpayers from the loss of the state and local tax deduction. ... Last week, Malloy joined with the governors of New Jersey and New York to announce they planned to sue the federal government over the changes to the ...
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's government Monday restored transmission to two major TV stations of the four it shut down seven days ago, as police fired tear gas on protesters demonstrating against President Uhuru Kenyatta's government for violating constitutional freedoms. "We are back on air," said ...
NEW YORK (AP) — A new bipartisan task force will tackle what its founders say is the erosion of governmental norms created by the election of ... They said it would review whether informal norms surrounding financial conflicts, political interference with law enforcement, the use of government data and ...
The federal government has penalized 15 hospitals in Connecticut for a relatively high number of patients who acquired injuries and infections while hospitalized. Nationwide, 751 hospitals were penalized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service for having too many patient injuries and infections.
In the latest battle over state and local tax deductions, New York's governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the Empire State, along with New Jersey and Connecticut, plan to sue the federal government. Cuomo announced the formation of a coalition between the three states on Friday, Jan. 26 to challenge ...


 

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