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Who? Us Hate Business?

by Paul Bass | Jun 15, 2015 4:09 pm | Comments (21)

The state legislature’s top leaders claimed they’re “open” to the governor’s plea to roll back some business-tax increases—but made clear they’re not swayed by the threats from General Electric that led to the plea.

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Local Manufacturers Urge Guv To Veto Budget

by Allan Appel | Jun 10, 2015 11:18 am

On Wednesday Gov. Dannel P. Malloy should find on his desk a letter from the New Haven Manufacturers Association (NHMA) urging him to veto the proposed state budget.

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City Hits Liquor Limit; Patil Wins, Patel Loses

by Aliyya Swaby | May 22, 2015 1:09 pm | Comments (20)

Aliyya Swaby Photo The state rejected Roshan Patel’s efforts to sell booze in the Annex neighborhood, not because of all the complaints from neighbors—but because New Haven had reached a little-known state-calculated limit for the number of liquor stores allowed within its boundaries.

Meanwhile, across town, a Westville Village landlord who beat Patel out for the last permit (by one day) has since seen her own plans dashed, and may end up opening her liquor store instead ... over in the Annex.

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Bike Bill Rides To Passage

by Aliyya Swaby | May 22, 2015 8:58 am | Comments (7)

Aliyya Swaby File PhotoA day after city transit advocates pedaled 45 miles to the Capitol , the state House of Representative late Wednesday night passed the proposal that fueled their ride: SB 502, aka “the bike bill.”

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Cyclists Hit The Road For The Bike Bill

by Aliyya Swaby | May 20, 2015 1:33 pm | Comments (7)

Aliyya Swaby Photos Septuagenarians Maryann Thomas and Bobbie Rategan showed up late to a city-organized bike ride to Hartford to lobby for bike-friendly legislation. But they soon blazed their way to the front of the pack, ultimately guiding city transit officials through the last five miles of the journey.

“It keeps us out of the nursing home,” Thomas said with a grin.

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City To State: Hear Us Out On UI’s Mess

by Paul Bass | May 14, 2015 4:13 pm | Comments (8)

Paul Bass Photo Matthew Nemerson can picture ballfields replacing the empty English Station power plant. Or a solar energy facility. Or new homes or offices. But first New Haven has to find a way to get the global energy giant buying United Illuminating to clean up all the deadly chemicals that lurk there.

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Box Banned

by Staff | May 14, 2015 2:55 pm | Comments (3)

Paul Bass Photo Young people looking to get a start in government through the governor’s office will no longer be greeted with a question about their criminal backgrounds.

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“2nd Chance” Backed For Users, Not Dealers

by Paul Bass | May 13, 2015 1:34 pm | Comments (8)

Paul Bass Photo Standing on one of New Haven’s only non-“drug-free” zones, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy called for Connecticut’s criminal-justice system to stop discriminating against urban drug users—while leaving urban drug-dealers out of the conversation for now.

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Koch Brothers Outflank Malloy On Re-Entry

by Alison Leigh Cowan | May 8, 2015 8:10 am | Comments (5)

Paul Bass Photo As Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy talks up a “second chance society” for ex-cons, he could learn from a political nemesis about how to help former offenders land jobs by “banning the box.”

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Please Remain On Hold

by Arielle Levin Becker/CT Mirror | Apr 22, 2015 2:50 pm | Comments (3)

Arielle Levin Becker It took an average of 54 minutes for callers to reach a state Department of Social Services worker by phone last month.

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