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Credit unions could ease lending crunch for small business

A bill pending in Congress would raise the cap on credit union lending to member businesses.

A civility crisis

When we are demanding candidates say something nice about each other, we have a fundamental problem.

Poll: Murphy builds lead

U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy jumped ahead of Linda McMahon in Quinnipiac’s latest poll on Connecticut’s U.S. Senate race.

BCW workshop to analyze election season

The Business Council of Westchester will host a public workshop Sept. 28 to break down for voters their effect on the upcoming local and national elections.

Poll: Murphy, McMahon in ‘dead heat’

U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy held a four-point lead over Linda McMahon in a new poll, which UConn pollsters termed “a dead heat.”

Start the clock

With the primaries complete, Connecticut voters will weigh candidates and the looming fiscal cliff facing the nation.

Champions in health care … reform

As January 2014 approaches, do you know the people crafting Connecticut’s new health system?

Patient safety must be a reflex

Excerpted testimony of Jean Rexford, executive director of the nonprofit advocacy group Connecticut Center for Patient Safety, to the U.S. Senate Committee on Aging...

Kicking the can down the road

BY PATRICK GALLAGHER and ALEXANDER SOULE Even as Connecticut overhauls its Department of Transportation to better compete for discretionary federal funding, the state in June...

Poll: Murphy, McMahon widen leads

Quinnipiac University’s latest poll projected big U.S. Senate primary leads for U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon.

In New York, a wage hike tug-of-war

Support for increasing New York’s minimum wage has grown among business advocacy groups and business owners and executives statewide in the closing weeks of...

Taxmagedd-on with it already

Taxmageddon? It will get taken care of. IRS complexity? Doubtful.

For bank boards, ‘Red Flags’ a must-read

As community banks feel their way through the new rules of Dodd-Frank, directors keep “Red Flags” on their reading list.

JOBS Act schism

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and U.S. Rep. Jim Himes are on opposite sides on the merits of the JOBS Act.

Jepsen’s focus turns to investors

Following February’s $25 billion mortgage settlement, Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen is going after the credit rating agencies.