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NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Completes Successful Unmanned First Mission
Dec 5, 2014 11:30 am
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December 18, 2014

OP-ED | Health IT In Connecticut - Learning From Mistakes

by Ellen Andrews | December 18, 2014 4:57pm

A wise advocate once told me that if I have a problem with wasting money, I should find a different profession. The latest example of that truth is HITE-CT, a quasi-public entity created in statute to develop a system of health information exchange (HIE) for our state. HITE-CT was dissolved by the legislature this year after wasting $4.3 million in federal grants and four years without accomplishing anything.

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Health Insurance App Gains Popularity

by Cara Rosner | December 18, 2014 3:00pm

Courtesy of Access Health CT Need health insurance? There’s an app for that.

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State’s Economy Continues To Add Jobs

by Hugh McQuaid | December 18, 2014 1:09pm

shutterstock Despite pegging Connecticut’s unemployment rate at a slightly higher 6.5 percent in November, a monthly report from Labor Department estimates the state’s economy added 4,600 jobs and boasted a third consecutive month of job growth.

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Malloy’s Second Administration Begins To Take Shape

by Christine Stuart | December 18, 2014 5:30am

CTNJ file photo Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy isn’t starting his administration from scratch as he prepares for his second term, but there will be some changes.

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December 17, 2014

Access Health Enrolls About 86,000 Since Nov. 15

by Christine Stuart | December 17, 2014 5:09pm

Christine Stuart file photo Access Health CT officials said Wednesday that nearly 86,000 customers have signed up or re-enrolled for health insurance coverage through the exchange since Nov. 15.

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Early Legislation Focuses On Term Limits, Campaign Finance

by Hugh McQuaid | December 17, 2014 3:43pm

With less than a month before the start of the 2015 legislative session, lawmakers have begun filing bills on topics ranging from new term limits for public officials to changes in the state’s public-funded campaign program.

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State Wins $45M Health Innovation Grant

by Christine Stuart | December 17, 2014 12:00pm

Christine Stuart file photo Connecticut will receive $45 million in federal funds to help it redesign how the state pays for and delivers health care.

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Malloy Believes Busway Will Be A Success

by Hugh McQuaid | December 17, 2014 5:30am

Hugh McQuaid photo It took Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and other officials about 20 minutes to travel from New Britain to Hartford on Tuesday on a tour of the 9.4-mile dedicated bus route that is scheduled to open in March.

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December 16, 2014

Local Officials Upset Over State’s Proposed Water Pollution Permit

by Christine Stuart | December 16, 2014 4:04pm

Christine Stuart photo Municipal leaders are gearing up for a fight over how often they clean their storm drains and catch basins and track illicit discharges that end up polluting Connecticut’s rivers and streams.

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Pryor Nominated To Rhode Island Secretary of Commerce

by Christine Stuart | December 16, 2014 2:00pm

CTNJ file photo Connecticut Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor will leave his post in January to join Rhode Island Gov.-Elect Gina Raimondo’s administration as that state’s first Secretary of Commerce.

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