March 27, 2015
by Cara Rosner | March 27, 2015 3:09pm
March 20, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 20, 2015 5:00am
A bill intended to combat human trafficking and co-sponsored by Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal has become a “political football” in Washington, with Republicans setting their sights on Blumenthal’s seat in 2016.
by Sean Doyle and Minerva Ringland | March 20, 2015 2:04am
McDonald’s has been earning a lot of headlines lately, mostly around how the company can turn itself around and reverse their tumbling sales and drop in market share.
March 18, 2015
by Wendell Potter | March 18, 2015 3:14pm
The reason health care costs are so high is because Americans don’t have nearly enough “skin in the game.”
That was the phrase that many of my former colleagues in the insurance industry and I began using in the early 2000s as a way to deflect attention away from us.
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March 16, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 16, 2015 5:30am
March 12, 2015
by Christine Stuart | March 12, 2015 5:24pm
by Terry Cowgill | March 12, 2015 4:10pm
Beyond establishing a floor below which no one should be allowed to sink, should the state involve itself in setting wages for certain types of workers? That is the real question that should be asked as the General Assembly’s Labor Committee hears testimony about increasing the minimum wage for tipped workers.
by Cara Rosner | March 12, 2015 1:00pm
A bill that would include electronic cigarettes in the state’s smoking ban is garnering strong support from health advocates but vocal opposition from those who claim the products are key to kicking tobacco-smoking habits.
by Susan Bigelow | March 12, 2015 12:23pm
The way people at the Capitol have been talking this week, you’d think Massachusetts raiding parties had set fire to Suffield. “Massachusetts has declared war on us,” said Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff, D-Norwalk, “and we are going to fight back.” Sen. Cathy Osten, D-Sprague, said, “We will not step aside and let any other state… take jobs away from Connecticut.”
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by Mary E. O'Leary | March 12, 2015 11:30am
As the legislature looks to rein in medical expenses, state Senate leaders blamed hospital consolidations and the purchase of physician practices for ballooning costs and an increasing threat to physicians who may want to remain independent.