December 12, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | December 12, 2014 3:35pm
by Hugh McQuaid | December 12, 2014 5:30am
December 10, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 10, 2014 3:33pm
December 5, 2014
by Susan Bigelow | December 5, 2014 5:30am
I’ll say it right away so there’s no confusion: police in the United States need to wear body cameras. They need to start wearing them right away, and they need to do so voluntarily. But that’s the easy part of police reform: the rest will be much, much harder.
Tags: Police, police conduct, Ferguson, Susan Bigelow, dh
December 3, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 3, 2014 4:42pm
Families of children with developmental disabilities are lobbying lawmakers this year to close six state-run institutions where more than 500 individuals with intellectual disabilities reside.
November 28, 2014
by Terry D. Cowgill | November 28, 2014 5:39am
Few thorny topics arouse the passions of the masses like death. The finality of the act of dying, who causes the death and under what circumstances cause us to sit up and pay attention even as other controversial issues provoke a yawn.
November 26, 2014
by Wendell Potter | November 26, 2014 5:58pm
Supremes To Decide Challenge To Obamacare Based On A Single Sentence
At least four million Americans will rejoin the ranks of the uninsured — and consequently lose access to affordable health care — if the Supreme Court sides with opponents of Obamacare in a case that hinges on the interpretation of a single sentence in the law. But if that’s the price that has to be paid to impose an ideology that worships the so-called free market no matter what the cost, so be it, say the folks at a libertarian influence shop in Washington.
Tags: Wendell Potter, Healthcare reform in the United States, Health, Insurance, Health insurance, Social Issues, Presidency of Barack Obama, Financial economics, Healthcare in the United States, Cato Institute, Politics of the United States, 111th United States Congress, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Health insurance coverage in the United States, Supreme Court
November 13, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | November 13, 2014 3:17pm
Gun seizures under a first-of-its-kind Connecticut law passed in 1999 have increased dramatically since 2008, according to preliminary research from Duke University, Yale University, and the University of Connecticut.
November 5, 2014
by Cara Rosner | November 5, 2014 4:13pm
October 30, 2014
by Christine Stuart | October 30, 2014 12:17pm
Members of the Connecticut Immigrant Rights Alliance dropped off a letter Thursday at Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s capitol office to call attention to a “flaw” in the Correction Department’s policy on Immigration and Custom Enforcement detainer requests.