Legislative Analysis Office

Latest stories

4h
Darien News-Review
Malloy shuttles, while Judicial officials warn of 600 layoffs— After a two-hour, closed-door meeting with Democratic leaders, Gov. Dannel P.
Malloy shuttles, while Judicial officials warn of 600 layoffs
Darien News-Review / Posted 4 hours ago
— After a two-hour, closed-door meeting with Democratic leaders, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy hustled back toward his Capitol office Tuesday night, picked up a penny from the marble floor and proclaimed that a budget deal was close, but no... Read more
7 related stories
5h
The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Malloy shuttles, while Judicial officials warn of 600 layoffs— After a two-hour, closed-door meeting with Democratic leaders, Gov. Dannel P.
Malloy shuttles, while Judicial officials warn of 600 layoffs
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 5 hours ago
— After a two-hour, closed-door meeting with Democratic leaders, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy hustled back toward his Capitol office Tuesday night, picked up a penny from the marble floor and proclaimed that a budget deal was close, but no... Read more
7 related stories
8h
Reuters
Inside Google's quest to shape the rules of the driverless roadin artificial-intelligence and robotics research. “Their model was incorrect.”
Inside Google's quest to shape the rules of the driverless road
Reuters / Posted 8 hours ago
in artificial-intelligence and robotics research. “Their model was incorrect.” Google declined to comment on the Toyota analysis of the accident. A MORAL CHOICE After the fender-bender, Google temporarily pulled its 56 test vehicles off public... Read more
11h
AllAfrica.com
Liberia's Vision 2030 - an Overdue Trash or a Well-Thought-Out Scamand training of more soldiers and the hiring, training and deployment of more P
Liberia's Vision 2030 - an Overdue Trash or a Well-Thought-Out Scam
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
and training of more soldiers and the hiring, training and deployment of more Police, immigration and drug enforcement officers as some of the key successes of the so-called vision 2030 that is being amplified nationwide. Really?? Other... Read more
12h
Stamford Advocate
Malloy shuttles in attempt to salvage budgetGov. Dannel P. Malloy this morning visited Senate Democratic leaders in attempt
Malloy shuttles in attempt to salvage budget
Stamford Advocate / Posted 12 hours ago
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy this morning visited Senate Democratic leaders in attempt to get a new spending package before the legislative deadline of midnight Wednesday. But walking back to his office on the west side of the Capitol Malloy indicated... Read more
7 related stories
13h
Connecticut Post
Malloy shuttles in attempt to salvage budgetGov. Dannel P. Malloy this morning visited Senate Democratic leaders in attempt
Malloy shuttles in attempt to salvage budget
Connecticut Post / Posted 13 hours ago
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy this morning visited Senate Democratic leaders in attempt to get a new spending package before the legislative deadline of midnight Wednesday. But walking back to his office on the west side of the Capitol Malloy indicated... Read more
7 related stories
13h
Greenwich Time
Malloy shuttles in attempt salvage budgetGov. Dannel P. Malloy this morning visited Senate Democratic leaders in attempt
Malloy shuttles in attempt salvage budget
Greenwich Time / Posted 13 hours ago
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy this morning visited Senate Democratic leaders in attempt to get a new spending package before the legislative deadline of midnight Wednesday. But walking back to his office on the west side of the Capitol Malloy indicated... Read more
7 related stories
13h
The News-Times
Malloy shuttles in attempt salvage budgetGov. Dannel P. Malloy this morning visited Senate Democratic leaders in attempt
Malloy shuttles in attempt salvage budget
The News-Times / Posted 13 hours ago
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy this morning visited Senate Democratic leaders in attempt to get a new spending package before the legislative deadline of midnight Wednesday. But walking back to his office on the west side of the Capitol Malloy indicated... Read more
7 related stories
1d
Crosscut
Your official GiveBIG cheatsheetor small, your support of these teams goes a long way. While you can watch the
Your official GiveBIG cheatsheet
Crosscut / Posted yesterday
or small, your support of these teams goes a long way. While you can watch the program live stream from the comfort of your office (or couch), I encourage you to join us tomorrow in-person to meet the people behind the causes you care about. Browse... Read more
1d
Zero Hedge
Obamacare To Unveil "Price Shock" One Week Before The Electionson Obamacare in mid April. Then, just a week later, Aetna’s CEO said Thursday t
Obamacare To Unveil "Price Shock" One Week Before The Elections
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
on Obamacare in mid April. Then, just a week later, Aetna’s CEO said Thursday that his company expects to break even, but legislative fixes are needed to make the marketplace sustainable. "I think a lot of insurance carriers expected red ink, but... Read more
1d
The Advocate
At Baton Rouge events, John Bel Edwards attempts to build support for budget changes, Medicaid expansionoutlined a report on “the unfairness and inadequacy of our state tax system” th
At Baton Rouge events, John Bel Edwards attempts to build support for budget changes, Medicaid expansion
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
outlined a report on “the unfairness and inadequacy of our state tax system” that took pointed aim at the recent special legislative session. The Rev. Theron Jackson, of Shreveport, citing an analysis from the Washington-based Institute on... Read more
3 related stories
1d
The Advocate
At Baton Rouge events, John Bel Edwards attempts to build support for budget changes, Medicaid expansionoutlined a report on “the unfairness and inadequacy of our state tax system” th
At Baton Rouge events, John Bel Edwards attempts to build support for budget changes, Medicaid expansion
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
outlined a report on “the unfairness and inadequacy of our state tax system” that took pointed aim at the recent special legislative session. The Rev. Theron Jackson, of Shreveport, citing an analysis from the Washington-based Institute on... Read more
3 related stories
1d
The Columbus Dispatch
Voters in Indiana not happy about Kasich, Cruz planan extra 1,800 hours during the 10 weeks ending April 16 to earn $82,400 in tax
Voters in Indiana not happy about Kasich, Cruz plan
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
an extra 1,800 hours during the 10 weeks ending April 16 to earn $82,400 in tax-paid overtime, according to a Dispatch analysis,” Dispatch reporter Randy Ludlow writes. “One trooper was paid for 310 hours of overtime during the 10 weeks — an... Read more
1d
AllAfrica.com
Why INEC Has Inconclusive Pollsas Executive Secretary at TETFUND, he (Jega) was chairman of INEC and whenever
Why INEC Has Inconclusive Polls
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
as Executive Secretary at TETFUND, he (Jega) was chairman of INEC and whenever he came under pressure, he would rush to my office because we lived on the same street. Now I have moved to INEC and he is not at TETFUND for me to rush to because he... Read more
1d
AllAfrica.com
Milestones in War Against Poachingwhich includes two marine ranger stations, equipment, and training of law enfor
Milestones in War Against Poaching
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
which includes two marine ranger stations, equipment, and training of law enforcement teams in evidence collection and analysis was designed and implemented by UCF. Semanya Marine Ranger Station on the northern bank of MFNP has helped reduce... Read more
2d
Summit Daily News
Solutions to racial disparity in justice appear obvious to some, illusive to othersto be in jail or prison in the state, and Latino adults were nearly one-and-a-h
Solutions to racial disparity in justice appear obvious to some, illusive to others
Summit Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
to be in jail or prison in the state, and Latino adults were nearly one-and-a-half times more likely, according to the analysis. One cause cited by experts is widely acknowledged discrimination within the system — often discussed as implicit... Read more
2d
The Clarion-Ledger
State agencies pondering cuts, layoffs with new budgetthe point where our 2017 budget leaves us little room to provide the essential
State agencies pondering cuts, layoffs with new budget
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
the point where our 2017 budget leaves us little room to provide the essential services expected of an attorney general’s office,” spokeswoman Rachael Ring said in a written statement. “… Eliminating special funds, while at the same time slashing... Read more
2d
LLRX.com
Evolutions in DNA Forensicsfor integration of Rapid DNA instruments for use by law enforcement to reduce v
Evolutions in DNA Forensics
LLRX.com / Posted 2 days ago
for integration of Rapid DNA instruments for use by law enforcement to reduce violent crime and reduce the current DNA analysis backlog." 18 U.S.C. S 3600 Innocence Protection Act of 2004"To protect crime victims' rights, to eliminate the... Read more
3d
The Gilmer Mirror
Texas Lawmaker Warns of Outer Space Death Pulse - Texas Lawmaker Warns of Outer Space Death Pulse by Jim Malewitz The Texas Tribune April 29 2016 Don’t say Bob Hall didn’t warn you. An existential threat hangs over America the Republican Texas sta...senator believes that Gov. Greg Abbott has his back. “I have it from him direct
Texas Lawmaker Warns of Outer Space Death Pulse - Texas Lawmaker Warns of Outer Space Death Pulse by Jim Malewitz The Texas Tribune April 29 2016 Don’t say Bob Hall didn’t warn you. An existential threat hangs over America the Republican Texas sta...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
senator believes that Gov. Greg Abbott has his back. “I have it from him directly that this is a priority item for his office,” he said. Asked about that, John Wittman, an Abbott spokesman told the Tribune: “Of course the governor supports... Read more
4d
The Financial Express
Inside Google’s quest to shape the rules of the driverless roadin artificial-intelligence and robotics research. “Their model was incorrect.”
Inside Google’s quest to shape the rules of the driverless road
The Financial Express / Posted 4 days ago
in artificial-intelligence and robotics research. “Their model was incorrect.” Google declined to comment on the Toyota analysis of the accident. A MORAL CHOICE After the fender-bender, Google temporarily pulled its 56 test vehicles off public... Read more
58 related stories
4d
The Arizona Republic
Guess whose taxes are being cut by Arizona Legislatureabout the tax credits and exemptions that would largely benefit businesses and
Guess whose taxes are being cut by Arizona Legislature
The Arizona Republic / Posted 4 days ago
about the tax credits and exemptions that would largely benefit businesses and higher-income Arizonans. The Joint Legislative Budget Committee is estimating the tax plan will cut about $26 million from the state's general fund in fiscal... Read more
4d
Market Watch
The new Donald Trump can beat Hillary ClintonMarketWatch Washington bureau chief Steve Goldstein to comment, “Squint and you
The new Donald Trump can beat Hillary Clinton
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
MarketWatch Washington bureau chief Steve Goldstein to comment, “Squint and you can almost see Trump speaking from the Oval Office.” The makeover that began with Trump’s uncharacteristically short and concise victory speech after the New York... Read more
4d
AllAfrica.com
What Next for Saraki?Lawal. He was elected into the senate to represent Kwara Central, after the ex
What Next for Saraki?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Lawal. He was elected into the senate to represent Kwara Central, after the expiration of his statutory two terms of office as governor and four years later, he made it to the highly coveted seat of the senate president. He fought different... Read more
81 related stories
5d
The Oklahoman
Oklahoma Corporation Commission approves OG&E's $500M coal scrubber planlatest request for scrubber approval was supported by the commission's public u
Oklahoma Corporation Commission approves OG&E's $500M coal scrubber plan
The Oklahoman / Posted 5 days ago
latest request for scrubber approval was supported by the commission's public utility division, the attorney general's office and OIEC. They argued the scrubbers would preserve fuel diversity and allow OG&E to comply with environmental... Read more
4 related stories
5d
The Sacramento Bee
Katehi sought meeting with firm hired by UC Davis to eradicate pepper spray postsillustrated the great lengths the university went to in an effort to monitor it
Katehi sought meeting with firm hired by UC Davis to eradicate pepper spray posts
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
illustrated the great lengths the university went to in an effort to monitor its reputation nationwide, including detailed analysis of Twitter accounts of journalists, lawmakers critical of Katehi and a student who was asked for an interview... Read more
237 related stories
5d
Naked Capitalism
00PM Water Coolerbright side, both inventories and durable goods orders seem to have stabilized.
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 5 days ago
bright side, both inventories and durable goods orders seem to have stabilized. Commodities: An extensive new scientific analysis published in Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Energy & Environment says that proved conventional oil reserves as... Read more
5d
Silicon Valley
Q&A: Sean Randolph keeps tabs on Bay Area economythe Bay Area Council's Economic Institute. With an educational background in ec
Q&A: Sean Randolph keeps tabs on Bay Area economy
Silicon Valley / Posted 5 days ago
the Bay Area Council's Economic Institute. With an educational background in economics, along with multiple stints in the legislative and administrative branches of the federal and California state governments, Randolph is well-positioned to keep... Read more
5d
The Mercury News
Q&A: Sean Randolph keeps tabs on Bay Area economythe Bay Area Council's Economic Institute. With an educational background in ec
Q&A: Sean Randolph keeps tabs on Bay Area economy
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
the Bay Area Council's Economic Institute. With an educational background in economics, along with multiple stints in the legislative and administrative branches of the federal and California state governments, Randolph is well-positioned to keep... Read more
5d
The Addison County Independent
Bristol Police Log: Police attend mental health crisis trainingBRISTOL — During March, Bristol police officers took part in training seven tim
Bristol Police Log: Police attend mental health crisis training
The Addison County Independent / Posted 5 days ago
BRISTOL — During March, Bristol police officers took part in training seven times, according to a recently released log for that month. That included training in responding to persons in mental health crisis at the Vermont State Police barracks and... Read more
5d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
UA under scrutiny over rape reportsby the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. No details were released Wednes
UA under scrutiny over rape reports
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
by the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. No details were released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, but a UA spokesman wrote that the investigation is looking into issues that date back to... Read more
2 related stories
5d
The Washington Times
DEBORAH SIMMONS: Moving Baltimore forward as mayorANALYSIS/OPINION: She’s a Democrat, which means Libertarians, Republicans and
DEBORAH SIMMONS: Moving Baltimore forward as mayor
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
ANALYSIS/OPINION: She’s a Democrat, which means Libertarians, Republicans and conservatives had better get their A-game together. She’s the majority leader of the state Senate in Maryland, where both legislative chambers are controlled by... Read more
5d
Orange County Register
Sending taxpayers to debtors' prisonThe California Correctional Peace Officers Association, which represents more t
Sending taxpayers to debtors' prison
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
The California Correctional Peace Officers Association, which represents more than 30,000 state prison guards and parole agents, is one of the most powerful public employee unions in the state, behind the teachers unions. Its latest contract proposal... Read more
5d
Inquirier.net
FULL TEXT: INQ & A with vice presidential candidate Leni Robredothe Villafuerte clan, an old political dynasty in Camarines Sur. Last year, sh
FULL TEXT: INQ & A with vice presidential candidate Leni Robredo
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
the Villafuerte clan, an old political dynasty in Camarines Sur. Last year, she was again pressured to run for higher office, as runningmate of former interior secretary Mar Roxas. In this interview with INQUIRER.net Editor in Chief John... Read more
909 related stories
5d
Business Wire
Mainstay Medical Intl. PLC UK Regulatory Announcement: Mainstay Medical Publishes its 2015 Annual Reportand completing the 2014 IPO. He is an internationally experienced medical devic
Mainstay Medical Intl. PLC UK Regulatory Announcement: Mainstay Medical Publishes its 2015 Annual Report
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
and completing the 2014 IPO. He is an internationally experienced medical device executive who has been chief executive officer or chairman of seven medical device companies (public and private) in four countries. Mr. Crosby has contributed to... Read more
2 related stories
5d
Business Wire
Mainstay Medical publie son Rapport Annuel 2015and completing the 2014 IPO. He is an internationally experienced medical devic
Mainstay Medical publie son Rapport Annuel 2015
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
and completing the 2014 IPO. He is an internationally experienced medical device executive who has been chief executive officer or chairman of seven medical device companies (public and private) in four countries. Mr. Crosby has contributed to... Read more
2 related stories
5d
Business Wire
Mainstay Medical Publishes its 2015 Annual Reportand completing the 2014 IPO. He is an internationally experienced medical devic
Mainstay Medical Publishes its 2015 Annual Report
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
and completing the 2014 IPO. He is an internationally experienced medical device executive who has been chief executive officer or chairman of seven medical device companies (public and private) in four countries. Mr. Crosby has contributed to... Read more
2 related stories
6d
Boston Globe
Senate report recommends changes to insurance rate setting processprompting a Massachusetts Senate committee to recommend changing the system so
Senate report recommends changes to insurance rate setting process
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
prompting a Massachusetts Senate committee to recommend changing the system so residents and the Attorney General’s Office can challenge rates before they become permanent. Many Massachusetts insurance companies raised rates on homeonwers... Read more
6d
Pilipino Star
A management teacher’s take on the presidential electionstopics when giving classes to managers is the six-step problem-solving framewor
A management teacher’s take on the presidential elections
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
topics when giving classes to managers is the six-step problem-solving framework. From it, I learned that all decision analysis must end with a choice. In this regard, if a voter did not spend time to analyze the alternatives, he is not obliged... Read more
6d
The Washington Times
DEBORAH SIMMONS: Moving Baltimore forward as mayorANALYSIS/OPINION: Remember this name: Catherine Pugh. She’s a Democrat, which
DEBORAH SIMMONS: Moving Baltimore forward as mayor
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
ANALYSIS/OPINION: Remember this name: Catherine Pugh. She’s a Democrat, which means Libertarians, Republicans and conservatives had better get their A-game together. She’s the majority leader of the state Senate in Maryland, where both legislative... Read more
6d
The Gilmer Mirror
The Brief: Cruz Looks West After Losing East Coast Contests - The Brief: Cruz Looks West After Losing East Coast Contests by John Reynolds The Texas Tribune April 27 2016 The Big Conversation Ted Cruz had a rough night in the five presidential con...fingerprint-based background checks. But a smaller Austin-based company called
The Brief: Cruz Looks West After Losing East Coast Contests - The Brief: Cruz Looks West After Losing East Coast Contests by John Reynolds The Texas Tribune April 27 2016 The Big Conversation Ted Cruz had a rough night in the five presidential con...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
fingerprint-based background checks. But a smaller Austin-based company called getme insists it can fill the gap. Analysis: Texas Lawmaker Suggests Giving Sunset a Ride, by Ross Ramsey — If state Rep. Larry Phillips gets his way, the... Read more
7d
The Sacramento Bee
Employment distress affects 2.9 million CaliforniansCalifornians are unemployed, half as many as the state had during the depths of
Employment distress affects 2.9 million Californians
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
Californians are unemployed, half as many as the state had during the depths of the Great Recession. However, a new analysis of employment data by the Legislature’s budget adviser suggests that when the underemployed and labor force dropouts... Read more
7d
Channel NewsAsia
SPECIAL REPORT - Inside Google's quest to shape the rules of the driverless roadin artificial-intelligence and robotics research. “Their model was incorrect.”
SPECIAL REPORT - Inside Google's quest to shape the rules of the driverless road
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
in artificial-intelligence and robotics research. “Their model was incorrect.” Google declined to comment on the Toyota analysis of the accident. A MORAL CHOICE After the fender-bender, Google temporarily pulled its 56 test vehicles off public... Read more
5 related stories
7d
The Economic Times
Inside Google's quest to shape the rules of the driverless roadin artificial-intelligence and robotics research. "Their model was incorrect."
Inside Google's quest to shape the rules of the driverless road
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
in artificial-intelligence and robotics research. "Their model was incorrect." Google declined to comment on the Toyota analysis of the accident. When that day comes, society will begin facing a difficult moral choice. On the whole,... Read more
5 related stories
7d
Salon.com
What everybody missed about Charles Koch’s “endorsement” of Hillary Clintonout that Karl’s initial comment here is the sort of casual, tossed-off remark t
What everybody missed about Charles Koch’s “endorsement” of Hillary Clinton
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
out that Karl’s initial comment here is the sort of casual, tossed-off remark that might pass as sophisticated political analysis in a friendly interview. But it is silly on its face. It leaves out entire reams of context about the environment in... Read more
22 related stories
8d
The Gilmer Mirror
The Brief: Cruz Kasich Move to Stop Trump in Three States - The Brief: Cruz Kasich Move to Stop Trump in Three States by John Reynolds The Texas Tribune April 25 2016 The Big Conversation In a big development in the race for the 2016 GOP president...act only shows, as puppets of donors and special interests, how truly weak they
The Brief: Cruz Kasich Move to Stop Trump in Three States - The Brief: Cruz Kasich Move to Stop Trump in Three States by John Reynolds The Texas Tribune April 25 2016 The Big Conversation In a big development in the race for the 2016 GOP president...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
act only shows, as puppets of donors and special interests, how truly weak they and their campaigns are."Trib Must Reads Analysis: Texas Legislative Review Process Needs a Review, by Ross Ramsey — House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, is... Read more
8d
The Columbus Dispatch
Efforts to legalize marijuana in Ohio differ in who can grow, who can usemake marijuana as medicine available next year, while the legislature would lik
Efforts to legalize marijuana in Ohio differ in who can grow, who can use
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
make marijuana as medicine available next year, while the legislature would likely take two years to implement. A fiscal analysis of the potential cost of the proposed law done by the Legislative Service Commission offers limited information... Read more
9d
Daily Maverick
‘No court in the country interrogated Nkandla report’ – Nhlekoin the country that attempted to interrogate my report,” Nhleko tells Daily Mav
‘No court in the country interrogated Nkandla report’ – Nhleko
Daily Maverick / Posted 9 days ago
in the country that attempted to interrogate my report,” Nhleko tells Daily Maverick in an interview at his ministerial offices [on Friday]. “That report was not a subject for consideration by the Constitutional Court. So you can’t then say the... Read more
9d
Gulf News
Shaikh Mohammad approves Dubai Future Agendaposition of the affected,” Shaikh Mohammad added.Shaikh Mohammad said: “Dubai h
Shaikh Mohammad approves Dubai Future Agenda
Gulf News / Posted 9 days ago
position of the affected,” Shaikh Mohammad added.Shaikh Mohammad said: “Dubai has a modern infrastructure and appropriate legislative structure which can promote its position as a global hub for the making of the future in the region and the... Read more
9d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Poore says 'entry plan' in works for LR districtits June 30 expiration date. The nonrenewal of Kurrus' $150,000 contract was d
Poore says 'entry plan' in works for LR district
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
its June 30 expiration date. The nonrenewal of Kurrus' $150,000 contract was done without consulting district, city and legislative leaders, and it generated a barrage of phone calls, emails and civic-leader visits last week to the Arkansas... Read more
35 related stories
10d
Crain's New York Business
REBNY blasts City Hall plan to cut real estate carbon emissionsand financial resources to make the improvements. “These are data-driven, deta
REBNY blasts City Hall plan to cut real estate carbon emissions
Crain's New York Business / Posted 10 days ago
and financial resources to make the improvements. “These are data-driven, detailed steps—based on over a year of technical analysis by a working group that brought together all stakeholders—that are necessary to achieving the emissions reductions... Read more
10 related stories
More

People in this news