December 19, 2014
by Terry Cowgill | December 19, 2014 5:30am
The apparent collapse of a deal allowing a for-profit company to buy five hospitals in Connecticut could deal a devastating blow to the patients who depend on those facilities — and to the healthcare access of hundreds of thousands across the state.
October 24, 2014
by Cara Rosner | October 24, 2014 11:49am
A senior official at the Dallas-based corporation trying to buy community hospitals in Bristol, Vernon, Manchester and Waterbury says privatizing them is the best way to keep them viable, but employee representatives have major concerns about the potential buyouts.
September 11, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | September 11, 2014 4:30am
May 5, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | May 5, 2014 4:48pm
April 3, 2014
by Christine Stuart | April 3, 2014 1:52pm
December 4, 2013
by Christine Stuart | December 4, 2013 5:30am
Tempers flared at the end of the this year’s legislative session over a bill that would have made it easier for a private, for-profit hospital company to purchase physician practices from a nonprofit hospital that it planned to take over.
October 10, 2013
by Christine Stuart | October 10, 2013 4:30am
October 7, 2013
by Jennifer Alexander | October 7, 2013 6:06pm
Whether it’s in Bridgeport, Bristol, or Brooklyn, budget cuts and teacher layoffs are an unwelcome prospect but sometimes an unavoidable reality. The manner in which school districts choose which teachers to let go is often decided long in advance, during collective bargaining negotiations.
August 16, 2013
by Christine Stuart | August 16, 2013 12:56pm
June 25, 2013
by Jacqueline Wattles | June 25, 2013 11:33am
It’s official. A Connecticut-based gun manufacturer announced its intention Monday to leave the state in response to the sweeping gun control legislation that the state General Assembly passed in April.