February 16, 2017
by Christine Stuart | February 16, 2017 3:42pm
HARTFORD, CT—He wouldn’t handicap the chances of the General Assembly approving an increase in the minimum wage this year, but Senate President Martin Looney, D-New Haven, said he wouldn’t give up the fight because “it’s the right thing to do.”
by Christine Stuart | February 16, 2017 11:30am
February 12, 2017
by Jim Fleming | February 12, 2017 10:00pm
The fusion of technology and innovation in our automobiles have given consumers options and features beyond their wildest dreams. However, with such innovation, there can be great risks to the safety and protection of consumers. When marketing these features, auto manufacturers must be careful to ensure they are not deceptively placing profits over the protection of their consumers.
February 4, 2017
by Dana Whalen | February 4, 2017 9:31am
HARTFORD, CT — With the bottled water industry attempting to expand as parts of the state face drought conditions, legislators heard testimony Friday from people concerned about the water supply and from others in the water industry.
January 31, 2017
by Christine Stuart | January 31, 2017 3:05pm
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.
by Jack Kramer and Christine Stuart | January 31, 2017 12:01pm
January 27, 2017
by Sarah Darer Littman | January 27, 2017 8:00am
“Boys will be boys.”
“Locker room talk.”
“His life will be ruined.”
“But I know him, he’s such a nice guy.”
We’ve all heard such excuses for sexual harassment and assault. Here’s a new one I’ve been hearing in recent days: “But he’s made so many contributions to the town.”
by Terry Cowgill | January 27, 2017 5:30am
by Kristi Allen | January 27, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT — Fast food employees rallied in Hartford against President Donald Trump’s nominee for labor secretary, while lawmakers met at the state Capitol to push for a $15 minimum wage in the new legislative session.
January 26, 2017
by Christine Stuart | January 26, 2017 11:21am
HARTFORD, CT — Access Health CT was the only insurance exchange in the country that didn’t require insurance carriers to pay broker commissions for the 2017 enrollment period and it may have had an impact.