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David Walker’s Surprise

David Walker, Jim Himes friend and adviser, has earned a reputation in national policy circles as the ultimate deficit hawk, and advocate of cutting Social Security benefits. Now he has weighed in on

HAPPY NEW YEAR and Best Wishes

To Connecticut’s new Governor (the one on the left) and Senator ( the one in the middle)::

How to Cure a New Year’s Hangover

Exercise and B vitamins can help cure a hangover, but coffee won’t help. Before the party: — Plan to drink moderately — a maximum of five drinks for men and three drinks for women during a minimum

New and Improved Restaurant Lists

I have added two new restaurants compilations, with name, address phone number, and in most cases, links, and improved two others with more restaurants and more links: NEW Weston/Wilton.Redding

New Analysis of Food Hardship Shows At Least One in Seven Respondents In Nearly Every State Unable to Afford Enough Food in First Half of 2010

Connecticut food hardship rate : 14.57% New data show that in nearly every state, at least one in seven respondents reported in first half of 2010 that there were times during the prior twelve months

Governor Rell: ‘Jobs Bill’ Provision Triggering $72 Million Investment in Connecticut Companies

Expanded Tax Credit Program Creates New Fund for Growing Firms Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that a key provision of the bipartisan Jobs Bill that Governor Rell helped shepherd to passage in

New Policies Needed to Help Economically Distressed Communities

Sometimes places—and not just the people who live in them—need government help in recovering from severe economic distress, according to an article in the Winter 2011 Issues in Science and Technology.

New U.S. Food-Safety Measure Balances Interests of Consumers and Manufacturers

The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, expected to be signed into law shortly by President Barack Obama, will set the bar higher for food manufacturers, processors and importers, as well as retailers