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Monthly Archive for September, 2011

: September, 2011

Regulatory uncertainty is a phony explanation

Lawrence Mishel: The more persuasive explanation is that the demand for goods and services is depressed because of the collapse of the housing and stock market bubbles—the financial crisis—that has
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GOP Proposes Slashing Job Training Programs

Breaking Their Promise To Focus On Job Creation, House GOP Proposes Slashing Job Training Programs By Marie Diamond on ThinkProgress: ….Perhaps most surprisingly for a party that claims to be
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Milestones Approaching

Some of the other sites I maintain are indeed approaching milestones: Renaissance Magazine 5,779 people like Health News Report 1,493 Posts Education Research Report 1,195 Posts
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Invasive Sea Squirt Threatens Connecticut’s $30 Million Shellfish Industry

The invasive sea squirt, Styela clava, has now been discovered along the Eastern Seaboard as far south as Bridgeport Harbor and poses a significant danger to Connecticut’s $30 million shellfish
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Murphy up on Shays by 4, McMahon by 7 in CT

According to a new poll, Chris Murphy remains Democrats’ strongest bet to hold Joe Lieberman’s soon-vacated Senate seat, with newly announced candidate Chris Shays the GOP’s closest contender. Murphy
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The Right-Wing Uses Misleading Numbers To Claim The Rich Are Unfairly Taxed

REPORT: How The Right-Wing Uses Misleading Numbers To Claim The Rich Are Unfairly Taxed By Jeff Spross from ThinkProgress Last week, Republican spokesperson and former Bush administration operative
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CONNECTICUT CHEFS CHALLENGE WINNERS

It all came down to three dishes: braised beef short ribs with homemade ravioli stuffed with trumpet royale and oyster mushrooms, coriander encrusted seared tuna with a medley of fermented heart of
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BUSINESS LEADERS CAUTION AGAINST TRANSFER OF CORPORATE RESOURCES FROM JOB CREATION AND INNOVATION TO CAMPAIGN SPENDING

Top business leaders and members of the Committee for Economic Development (CED) has urged corporations to refuse to participate in the unlimited corporate campaign spending free-for-all made legal by
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The Occupy Wall Street Movement

Good stuff from CTBob: The slow motion revolution ,,,,The Occupy Wall Street movement began just over a week ago. The concept being that a diverse crowd gather together in a nearby park and peacefully
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Does Connecticut have an independent Legislative Branch or Not? Today is a Test

by Jon Pelto, from Wait, What? At 3 p.m. today, 56 or so Democratic members of the Connecticut General Assembly will be joining with their Republican colleagues to approve or reject Governor Malloy’s
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