December 9, 2013
December 6, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | Dec 6, 2013 4:45pm
Posted to: Congress
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy said Friday there is momentum in congressional negotiations on reaching a budget deal that could reduce sequestration cuts and provide more certainty on the nation’s tax and spending policies.
A Superior Court Judge rejected the state’s request to dismiss an 8-year-old education funding lawsuit Thursday.
by Christine Stuart | Dec 6, 2013 10:11am
A federal judge ruled in favor Thursday of the Fairfield County Medical Association and the Hartford County Medical Association when he ordered UnitedHealthcare to stop terminating contracts with doctors in its Medicare Advantage network.
A widespread paradigm shift in how hunger is acknowledged, viewed, and addressed is needed as a long-term solution to the increasing number of people who are hungry or otherwise food-insecure.
December 5, 2013
by Christine Stuart | Dec 5, 2013 5:43pm
Posted to: Health Care
It’s unclear how many residents may have been directed to the Connecticut’s health insurance exchange website from the revamped federal HealthCare.gov website, but what is clear is that enrollment in Connecticut’s exchange continues to grow.
More than 20,000 Connecticut residents are expected to lose unemployment payments at the end of the month if Congress does not pass legislation to extend federal assistance, according to the Labor Department.
(Updated 3:04 p.m.) A group of doctors, patients, and lawmakers have made it their mission to stop UnitedHealthcare from dropping physicians from its Medicare Advantage network.
by Emily Boushee | Dec 5, 2013 5:30am
Posted to: Transportation
Connecticut commuters are driving less and utilizing public transportation more, especially in the state’s urban areas.
December 4, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | Dec 4, 2013 5:51pm
Representatives of the pet store industry sought Wednesday to discourage lawmakers from banning the sale of puppies from commercial breeders.