February 22, 2017
HARTFORD, CT – A new report shows that immigrant-lead households in Connecticut earned $18.9 billion in 2014 – 13.9 percent of all income earned by everyone in the state that year.
He was just one of many Tuesday left by themselves under a fluorescent light in a small cell with a bunk, but unlike the estimated 80,000 inmates nationwide in solitary confinement, Sen. Gary Winfield, D-New Haven, was able to leave after two hours.
February 21, 2017
State officials are worried that a retirement savings plan created last year by the General Assembly — intended to help the roughly 600,000 residents who lack such a plan — will be in jeopardy if Congressional Republicans get their way.
He was able to convince the legislature, but State Comptroller Kevin Lembo was unable to convince Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy last year to sign a bill that would allow for the examination of certain business tax credits and economic incentives.
February 20, 2017
Under attack for decades of bad decisions regarding their pensions, Connecticut’s labor unions are uniting to fight back against a bill that would exempt retirement benefits from collective bargaining.
The Connecticut Hospital Association says it doesn’t believe the governor’s proposal to change how hospitals are funded will result in more money for hospitals, even though Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration has included more money for hospitals in its budget.
by Sarah Smith, ProPublica | Feb 20, 2017 5:26am
Posted to: Child Welfare | Civil Liberties | Courts | Equality | Law Enforcement | Legal | Public Safety | Reprinted With Permission From ProPublica | Torrington
Two days after she had fled because of a beating at the hands of her husband, Sanna Dilawar was back at her home in Torrington, Connecticut. She needed to retrieve her breast pump, and she had her 11-week-old daughter with her.
February 17, 2017
HARTFORD, CT — Gun owners and legislators from both parties Friday criticized Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to increase the state portion of the pistol permit fee from $70 to $300 and the initial 5-year pistol permit fee from $140 to $370.
HARTFORD, CT—The decision by the University of Connecticut Health Center to shutter its fire department in June may have broader implications for the state than just the closure of a 16-member fire department.