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AP
September 10, 2019 - 3:38 pm
Seven states and the District of Columbia have sued the Securities and Exchange Commission, saying the regulatory agency is putting investors in jeopardy by relaxing rules designed to ensure that securities brokers keep the interests of their customers ahead of their own.
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Bernie Loubier
September 08, 2019 - 11:15 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is pressing National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell to take incidents of domestic violence and sexual assault among players seriously. The Connecticut Democrat sent a letter to Goodell on Thursday as the NFL season begins. The New...
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Bernie Loubier
September 08, 2019 - 11:12 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — In the months after Hurricane Maria destroyed her home in Puerto Rico, Ashlyn Gonzales moved to Connecticut, where federal and state aid helped her and her longtime partner avoid homelessness. But aid at both levels has just about dried up, leaving Gonzales and many like her...
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AP
August 22, 2019 - 9:05 am
Connecticut officials on Wednesday estimated as many as 200,000 residents, including tens of thousands of children on a public health care program, could be impacted by sweeping Trump administration changes that would deny green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps and other forms...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., smiles after vote on a hard-won budget deal that would permit the government to resume borrowing to pay all of its obligations and would remove the prospect of a government shutdown in October, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
August 09, 2019 - 6:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Shifting the gun violence debate, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he now wants to consider background checks and other bills, setting up a potentially pivotal moment when lawmakers return in the fall. The Republican leader won't be calling senators back to work early,...
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