New Jersey offers residents incentives to sue New York

Apr 25, 2024
The move centers around taxes paid by New Jersey residents whose jobs are in New York and had to pay taxes there.
New Jersey residents who succeed in suing over income taxes paid to New York would be allowed to keep half of the tax dollars they recover, according to a new state law.
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New Connecticut law limits "captive audience" meetings in the workplace

Jun 28, 2022
These meetings, where employers share their views on unionization with employees, can no longer be mandatory.
The Connecticut State Capitol. The state's new law limiting "captive audience" meetings is likely to face legal challenges.
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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks on tax reform as Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI), Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and other congressional Republicans listen during a press event in 2017 at the Capitol.
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Connecticut's budget gap will likely hurt social service recipients

Aug 7, 2017
Some lawmakers are eyeing the hedge fund industry as a potential piggy bank.
Barbara Deindorfer said she's concerned for her brother John's future without state services.
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Meter offers alternative for those who want to give money to people on the street

Feb 7, 2017
The donations will go to a homelessness outreach initiative run by local nonprofits.
New Haven, Conn. has so far installed four donation meters with plans for six more in downtown locations.
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Jet engine finally meets a moving assembly line

Feb 2, 2016
Jet engines weren't built like cars before because they were a low volume business
Jet engines, suspended from a track on the ceiling, are moved down the assembly line. 
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Those who heat homes with oil welcome price drop

Jan 28, 2016
But lower home heating oil prices may also slow the conversion to other fuels
Home heating oil delivery driver Andy Kane fills the tank at a Connecticut home. 
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What Connecticut loses if GE moves its headquarters

Nov 10, 2015
Locals point to GE's role in business relationships, housing and community involvement.

Connecticut's 'health exchange-in-a-box' for struggling states

Feb 25, 2014
Connecticut is acting like an entrepreneur. It got its health exchange up and running effectively, and now it’s trying to sell its model to other states.

Consulting: A new source of state revenue?

Feb 25, 2014
Connecticut's not the only state sharing success stories with other states. For a price.