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Democrat Senator: ‘No One Is Safe Until Congress Acts On Gun Violence’

It’s inevitable that those who committed no crime will be punished for the actions of madmen by laws designed to enslave them. After all, that’s how tyranny thrives and Democrats were quick to jump on gun control once again after the Texas church shooting. Senator Chris Murphy, a Connecticut Democrat who has emerged as a leading advocate for gun […]

Connecticut Becomes Last State To Pass A Budget After 123-Day Battle

Four months after the beginning of the fiscal year, Connecticut has become the last state in the US to pass a budget after Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy signed a bipartisan budget bill, but used his line-item veto power to block a section of the nearly 900-page document related to the controversial hospital tax. The deal […]

Trump Talks Gun Control, And What We Will More Than Likely See From The Government

President Donald Trump was still appearing a little dismissive earlier today when he discussed the possibility of addressing gun laws in the future following the massacre in Las Vegas. Although his supporters were quick to say it was a “write off” and he would never enact gun control, Trump’s history before his campaign shows him […]

Hartford Bankruptcy Looms As CT Gov Admits “We Spent Money On Wrong Things”

Connecticut Governor Daniel Malloy is among the country’s least popular governors after forcing through two tax hikes that sent individuals and corporations fleeing from the state. Luckily for the state and its people, Malloy apparently has no interest in sticking around to take the heat when it comes time for the next hike: He has […]

Connecticut Gov. Signs Exec. Order Taking Over Spending After State Fails To Pass Budget

With Maine looking like it will be the first state to shut down heading into the new fiscal year on Saturday morning and perhaps beating Illinois to the punch, moments ago Connecticut, as previewed last night, will also enter the new fiscal year without a budget, inviting rating agencies to downgrade it to Illinois' "barely […]

Connecticut State Capital Prepares For Bankruptcy Amid Collapse In Hedge Fund Revenue

The state of Connecticut has been hit hard by the double whammy of a deteriorating local economy, coupled with a plunge in hedge fund profits – as well as hedge fund managers permanently relocating to Florida – leading to a collapse in tax revenues. According to the the latest Connecticut budget released last week, the […]

Last One Out Turn Off the Lights

mauldineconomics.com / BY JARED DILLIAN / JUNE 9, 2016 Back in 2015 I wrote about my hometown, Norwich, Connecticut, a luckless town at the intersection of three rivers: the Thames, the Shetucket, and the Quinebaug. Today I’m expanding the discussion to include the whole state, which is allegedly in crisis. What compelled me to write about […]

Shameless Healthcare Cronyism Exposed in the State of Connecticut

libertyblitzkrieg.com / Michael Krieger / Wednesday Jun 2, 2016 People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices. It is impossible indeed to prevent such meetings, by any law which either could be executed, or […]

Connecticut Credit Risk Spikes To Record High

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 03/21/2016 17:45 Amid cuts in aid and surging taxes, it appears the market remains less than impressed at Connecticut’s debt sustainability. Following last week’s disappointing bond auction, CT bond risk has spiked to 65bps over the benchmark – a record spread demanded by investors to take CT repayment risk. […]

The Medical Kidnapping of Cassandra in Connecticut – First Interview Since Forced Chemo

healthimpactnews.com / by Ty Bollinger, The Truth About Cancer / July 23, 2015 Health Impact News Editor Comments The story of Connecticut teen Cassandra and her medical kidnapping and forced chemotherapy treatment received nation-wide mainstream media exposure earlier this year. See: Connecticut Teen Taken Away from Mother and Physically Forced to have Chemotherapy In her first interview after being released […]