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 20, 2016
May 11, 2016
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
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
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.
April 22, 2016
Connecticut’s older adults are doers, achievers, and family and community anchors. But increasingly, they are victims of horrific mistreatment and exploitation.
February 23, 2016
Changing Connecticut’s handicap parking signs from the old image of a stick figure in a wheelchair to a more active version of a stick figure in a wheelchair is more controversial than one might think.
February 5, 2016
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is on board with changing the handicapped parking symbol on signs throughout the state.
January 4, 2016
It’s possible for the state of Connecticut to create a public retirement program for private-sector employees, according to a report released Monday by the Connecticut Retirement Security Board.
December 7, 2015
Though the state has made strides in developing affordable homes, there still isn’t enough supply in Connecticut to meet demand, according to an annual report released last week.
October 30, 2015
Parents, grandparents and siblings who are struggling to care for adult family members with severe intellectual and developmental disabilities are asking for the state’s help to plan for the day they will no longer be able to protect and provide for their children.