Connecticut

Connecticut Utilities Hired 39 Registered Lobbyists For Upcoming General Assembly Session

January 30, 2012
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Connecticut Utilities Hired 39 Registered Lobbyists For Upcoming General Assembly Session

If you wonder whether the Connecticut General Assembly will be looking out for your interests or the interests of Northeast Utilities and United Illuminating, you first have to factor in how many lobbyists they hired this year: 39. That is according to today’s story in the Hartford Business Journal by Greg Bordonaro and Brad...

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Granny Snatching: Connecticut’s Elderly Will Spur Job Growth for Aides

January 25, 2012
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Granny Snatching: Connecticut’s Elderly Will Spur Job Growth for Aides

Connecticut’s long-term care “rebalancing” effort which aims to move elderly and disabled residents from institutional to home and community based care – a project that if successful could save taxpayers millions of dollars – is the focus of a forum scheduled for Friday. Titled Meeting the Demand and Responding to the Needs of Connecticut...

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Why Ct Husky User Wants to Repeal the Health Care Bill

January 22, 2012
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Why Ct Husky User Wants to Repeal the Health Care Bill

When my husband was “retired” from his job of 16 years at a company, he and I were eligible to keep our health insurance policy via their retirement package program with Aetna. We pay a competitive fee for this, but needed to buy an additional plan for our healthy child, which we did, also...

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Ct Bond Rating Lowered By Moody’s

January 20, 2012
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Moody’s, a major Wall Street ratings agency, Friday downgraded $14 billion of general obligation bonds from Aa2 to Aa3. “The state has approximately $14 billion in outstanding general obligation bonds,” said Moody’s. “The negative outlook reflects Connecticut’s depleted reserves with slim prospects for near-term replenishment; pension funded ratios that are among the lowest in...

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