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Does Connecticut’s Governor Finally Comprehend Dangers of “Taxing the Rich”?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 5:30pm 6/3/2017 at 5:30pm
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Connecticut governor Dannel Malloy (D) is facing a situation that may make him reconsider his position on taxing the wealthy.  Aetna insurance company, based in Hartford since 1853, is looking for a new state to call home, a state that is more business-friendly in terms of taxation.

Having lost GE to Boston...

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ECON 101 Comes to Connecticut: Taxing the Rich Doesn’t Work

http://wtnh.com/2017/04/28/income-tax-revenue-collapses-malloy-says-taxing-the-rich-doesnt-work/
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 11:30am 5/3/2017 at 11:30am
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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy did the unthinkable for a Democrat: He admitted taxing the rich does not work. The state has witnessed “two high-end tax hikes in the past six years.” So the wealthy in Connecticut have done what any sane person would choose to do: LEAVE.

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Remember, Do Not Open Your Door for Unknown Cattle!

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 12:00pm 2/21/2017 at 12:00pm

Police in Suffield, CT, had some fun after they found escaped cows at a house’s doorstep. They wanted to remind people to never open your doors to cattle you do not know!

From WessMassNews.com:

Suffield Police had a picture perfect moment this morning after being dispatched on a call about cows on...

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Connecticut judge dismisses Sandy Hook families’ suit against Remington

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 4:00pm 10/16/2016 at 4:00pm
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In 2012, the families of the Sandy Hook victims sued Remington Arms for selling a perfectly legal weapon in a perfectly legal way.  The lawsuit argued that the sale of the a weapon that has “no reasonable civilian purpose” made Remington responsible for wrongful death.  On Friday, a Connecticut judge dismissed...

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Deadly Small Plane Crash in Connecticut was Intentional

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 4:30pm 10/12/2016 at 4:30pm

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has found that the small plane crash in Connecticut on Tuesday was intentional. From the Hartford Courant:

A student pilot and instructor were arguing shortly before a small plane they were in crashed near Pratt & Whitney Tuesday, killing one of them, a high-ranking local law...

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Connecticut School District Bans Clown Costumes

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 1:30pm 10/4/2016 at 1:30pm

Stalking clown stories across the country has littered the news cycle recently. One creepy clown Instagram account has forced the New Haven school district in Connecticut to ban clown costumes for Halloween:

At this time there is no indication this incident poses any real...

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Declare a constitutional right to education?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 26, 2016 at 2:00pm 8/26/2016 at 2:00pm
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Advocacy group Student Matters filed a federal lawsuit in Connecticut to make education a constitutional right due to the state’s restriction on magnet, charter schools, and school choice programs. It alleges the state’s limited school choice for parents force “thousands of low-income and minority students to attend low-performing schools.” The group insists now is the...

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