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Gov. Ned Lamont announces plan to shrink state’s borrowing by 39...

Lamont has announced some of the legislative proposals he will include in his first state budget, as well as a proposal to shrink the state’s borrowing by 39 percent, the equivalent of hundreds of millions of dollars annually.

CT ramping up cybersecurity efforts ahead of election – but will...

“Connecticut is really in very good shape” when it comes to averting cyberattacks, according to Secretary of the State Denise Merrill. However, she added, "There’s no such thing as an utterly safe system."

Malloy vetoes bill expanding apprenticeship tax credit; legislators mull override vote

In an unusual move, the governor’s fellow Democrat, House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz, called on the General Assembly to override Malloy's actions when it reconvenes in the coming weeks.

Democrats endorse Ned Lamont for governor

Lamont’s choice for lieutenant governor, Susan Bysiewicz, will face a primary challenge in August from Eva Bermudez Zimmerman, a former Newtown legislative council member.

CT Secretary of State Denise Merrill seeks a third term

Merrill, who was first elected in 2010 and re-elected four years later, may face a primary challenge from Karen Talamelli Cusick, chairwoman of the Woodbridge Democratic Town Committee.

Conn. DECD to streamline process for entrepreneurs registering businesses

A new law seeks to promote the state's portal designed to help business owners obtain necessary licenses and permits, as well as identify taxes and other revenue possibilities and benefits.

Harris, eying run for governor, resigns as Consumer Protection Commissioner

Jonathan A. Harris' resume includes serving as mayor of West Hartford and as a state senator representing the 5th Senatorial District.

Nearly one in four new businesses registering online

Forming a business online takes only minutes, is more efficient for prospective entrepreneurs and is expected to yield savings on printing and labor, according to Secretary of the State Denise Merrill.

Connecticut electronically auditing election results in seven towns, including Danbury

The electronic scanners — touted as being faster and cheaper than traditional hand counts — will be used to audit seven randomly chosen polling locations this week.

Official: Voter turnout was ‘very strong’

More than 1.52 million residents, representing nearly 74 percent of all Connecticut registered voters, turned out for last month's general election.