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WalletHub finds tax burden is taxing for NY, CT residents

A report on the tax burden for residents of the 50 states and District of Columbia released this morning by the financial website WalletHub...

ELECTION LATEST: Biden declared winner; Trump remains defiant

Former Vice President Joe Biden has won the presidency and will take the oath of office as the nation's 46th commander-in-chief on Jan. 20. Biden...

More than 5B political text messages sent during October

Text messaging is soaring while robocall activity has gone stagnant.

Dems expected to retain state seats; Federal campaigns tougher to call

Former Vice President Joe Biden “is certainly the favorite,” U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Connecticut) told the Business Journal. “I think Joe is going to win, but it could be close – closer probably than the polls are indicating.”

‘We are prepared’: Secretary of State Merrill says as Covid, cyberattacks...

“I never imagined that a sitting president would question our elections,” Secretary of the State Denise Merrill tells the Business Journal.

Peggy Noonan and the ‘freakish’ 2020 election

"We have more guns than the population of our country," Noonan observed.

Hemp, ballots, holding utilities accountable on Lamont’s agenda for special session

Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano (R-North Haven) called Lamont’s agenda “a disappointing display of one-party rule and partisan politics."

People’s United observes how drama and uncertainty shapes the financial markets

"The economy is not just expanding, it's evolving," said Albert Brenner.

CT Association of Realtors reverses longtime trends with two Democratic endorsements

"Connecticut's realtors have their fingers on the pulse of our state economy -- when markets are looking strong, they're often the first ones to see it," said State Sen. Will Haskell (D-26th), the first Democrat to get the group's nod in that district in a decade.

GOP’s ‘skinny’ Covid stimulus package soundly defeated in U.S. Senate

“Let’s not have a skinny bill when we have a massive problem,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) said of the failed $500 billion package.

Ray Dalio: Markets will view Biden win as ‘negative initially’

He added a Trump re-election would "probably produce an initial beneficial reaction."

Trump suggests delaying November election – despite not having the power...

The 20th Amendment to the Constitution states that “the terms of the President and the Vice President shall end at noon on the 20th day of January” -- meaning that, even if the election was delayed, Trump and Vice President Mike Pence would still have to vacate the office by that date if they do not win re-election.

Banking exec John Traynor: Connecticut can learn from Massachusetts

"When unemployment goes down and then starts going up, you generally have a recession soon thereafter," Traynor warned.

CT municipalities group creates initiative to reduce property taxes

The timing for completing the project and promoting proposals across the state will coincide with the General Assembly election campaigns next fall and the longer, five-month General Assembly session in the first half of 2021.

Moody’s analytics predicts Trump in a landslide in 2020

A story that essentially stayed under the radar in recent days was the report from Moody’s Analytics stating that President Donald Trump may pull...