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AHCT insurers’ proposed rate increases are ‘unaffordable,’ says Blumenthal

Anthem and ConnectiCare have proposed rate increases of 15.2% and 4.9%, respectively, for individual health plans.

Connecticut Republicans say UTC-Raytheon merger bad for the state

“This jarring announcement from arguably our best-known, highest-profile business has got to serve as an overdue wake-up call to the governor and to the Democrat-controlled state legislature," says Republican state Sen. Tony Hwang.

United Technologies-Raytheon merger impact on CT uncertain

Nearly all of UTC’s 19,000 employees are expected to remain in Connecticut, but parallels to GE's leaving Fairfield for Boston are easy for some to make.

Dr. Jeremy Richman, Sandy Hook anti-violence activist, dead of apparent suicide

"We become involved when we let things touch us to the core," Richman, who founded the nonprofit The Avielle Foundation, told the audience at a 2016 Westfair event.

XPO wraps investigation into discrimination claims; guarantees jobs for displaced Memphis...

The Greenwich-based firm's new Pregnancy Care Policy "far exceeds any federal, state or local requirements, and is one of the most progressive policies in place around the country," said the independent investigator.

CT, NY lawmakers seek $20M from Trump to protect LI Sound

“If we consider the status quo acceptable, the Long Island Sound and the coastline we know will not be recognizable to the next generation,” reads a letter from a bipartisan coalition.

XPO Logistics under fire from Congress for alleged labor violations

The Greenwich company said it has launched an independent investigation in response to the reported mistreatment of pregnant workers at a Memphis warehouse, and that it has instituted a new policy for pregnant workers,

Malloy proposes millions of dollars for Bridgeport economic development

The proposals to the state bond commission include $7 million for improvements to Sikorsky Memorial Airport.

Bridgeport seeks demolition of Greene Homes complex

The city cited “challenging living conditions” that include recurring violence and damaged elevators that it said prevent many residents, especially those who are disabled, from leaving their homes.

WWE facing growing pressure to postpone Saudi event

Several U.S lawmakers, including U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, have urged Stamford-based WWE to postpone the event while the investigation into a missing Washington Post columnist continues.

Danbury’s FuelCell Energy gets $1.5M fed grant

The firm will use the funding for hydrogen production research and development that is compatible with nuclear energy sources.

Murphy and Blumenthal voice concern on cheese labeling proposal

Part of a bipartisan effort to protect cheese producers, the senators object to a European Union proposal that would mandate geographic indicators on all cheeses sold in Mexico.

Electric Boat commits to investing over $800M in state

As part of the agreement, the company will more than double its spending on in-state suppliers, many of which are in Fairfield County.

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal’s son Matthew running for state house

The younger Blumenthal is an attorney with Bridgeport firm Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder and a Marine Corps Reserve veteran.

U.S. Sens. Blumenthal and Murphy seek allergen labeling for sesame

“Accurate, uniform, and comprehensive allergen labeling is essential to enable allergy sufferers to avoid specific ingredients and potentially fatal reactions,” the senators stated.