April 18, 2017
by Lois Cody | April 18, 2017 10:00pm
First Lady Rosalyn Carter famously declared, “there are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need a caregiver.”
April 17, 2017
by Christine Stuart | April 17, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT — A bill that would restore the right of every adopted adult citizen in Connecticut to obtain a copy of their original birth certificate is winding its way through the legislative process.
January 31, 2017
by Christine Stuart | January 31, 2017 4:05pm
HARTFORD, CT—The 11th hour plea that home medical providers made to the Department of Social Services, and chairs of the Human Services and Appropriations Committee to delay the implementation of a new telephonic and computer-based in-home scheduling, tracking, and billing system was heard.
December 13, 2016
by Jack Kramer | December 13, 2016 6:30am
Even though tinkering with the Social Security hasn’t been one of President-elect Donald Trump’s big initiatives it isn’t stopping a powerful Republican senator from proposing drastic changes to the currently underfunded entitlement program.
December 6, 2016
by Christine Stuart | December 6, 2016 4:16pm
Families whose children have intellectual or developmental disabilities gathered Tuesday at the Legislative Office Building with a variety of messages for the state Department of Developmental Services.
November 16, 2016
by Jack Kramer | November 16, 2016 5:02pm
May 20, 2016
by Jack Kramer | May 20, 2016 5:30am
Those fighting for Connecticut to adopt a paid family leave law, regardless of the size of the company workers are employed by, got some blunt advice from a lawmaker Thursday on how to kickstart their stalled initiative.
May 11, 2016
by Jack Kramer | May 11, 2016 10:33pm
Advocates held a press conference Wednesday to denounce plans by Democratic legislative leaders and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to consolidate six legislative commissions into two. But their concerns went largely ignored because of the size of the state’s budget problem.
May 9, 2016
by Jack Kramer | May 9, 2016 3:00pm
Worried about a possible gubernatorial veto of breast cancer prevention legislation, House Republican Leader Themis Klarides put on a full court press for the bill at a Monday news conference.
April 30, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 30, 2016 9:00pm
Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman broke a tie vote Saturday in the Senate to send to the governor a controversial bill that would create a quasi-public agency to administer a retirement system for Connecticut residents.