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January 24, 2017

Malloy Seeks Borrowing To Help Homeowners With Crumbling Foundations

by Jack Kramer | January 24, 2017 5:30am

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT – The governor will be asking for $5 million in state funding to assist homeowners in 24 towns in northeastern Connecticut whose homes may be crumbling due to a mineral that causes foundations to deteriorate.

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January 16, 2017

Physicians Board Certifies 4 More Conditions Qualify For Medical Marijuana

by Jack Kramer | January 16, 2017 2:58pm

shutterstock HARTFORD, CT – The State Board of Physicians last week recommended adding four new debilitating conditions to Connecticut’s growing medical marijuana program.

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January 13, 2017

OP-ED | When Obamacare is Repealed, What Should Connecticut Do?

by Susan Bigelow | January 13, 2017 9:00am

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In the middle of the night on Thursday, Republicans in the U.S. Senate voted to take the first steps toward repealing the Affordable Care Act before the end of the month. Connecticut must be ready to step in when the law finally dies.

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January 12, 2017

Malloy Vows To Help Residents With Crumbling Foundations

by Christine Stuart | January 12, 2017 11:00am

CT-N ROCKY HILL, CT — While goods news has been hard to come by for eastern Connecticut homeowners with crumbling foundations, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Wednesday that he hasn’t given up on finding a solution.

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January 10, 2017

State Ends Relationship With Homecare Agency Over Its Refusal To Use New System

by Christine Stuart | January 10, 2017 5:30am

Duke.of.arcH via shutterstock One of Connecticut’s largest home care agencies claims it’s in a David versus Goliath battle with the Department of Social Services regarding its new telephonic and computer-based in-home scheduling, tracking, and billing system.

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January 3, 2017

Directive Causes Flap Over Counseling Methods Amidst Opioid Epidemic Rescinded

by Jack Kramer | January 3, 2017 11:30am

Christine Stuart file photo HARTFORD, CT – A controversial directive stating that alcohol and drug counselors (LADCs) are only permitted to treat abuse disorders, even when a patient has a co-occurring behavioral health diagnosis, was rescinded late last week.

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January 2, 2017

Lawmakers Will Revisit Ride-Sharing Regulations

by Christine Stuart | January 2, 2017 3:00pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo It’s been almost two years since the Department of Transportation commissioned a report that made recommendations about how the state should regulate ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft.

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Task Force Recommends Improving Access To Civil Legal Counsel

by Jack Kramer | January 2, 2017 7:54am

FabrikaSimf via shutterstock A task force charged with improving access to legal assistance to the state’s poorer residents has come up with a litany of recommendations to address the problem – and some suggestions on how to pay for their initiatives.

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December 1, 2016

Lembo Challenges Tax Deductions for Christian Organization That’s Anti-Gay Rights

by Christine Stuart | December 1, 2016 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo HARTFORD, CT—State Comptroller Kevin Lembo, who is the Connecticut’s first openly gay constitutional officer, announced that his office is investigating a Christian organization that’s against LGBTQ rights.

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November 17, 2016

Access Health CT Reports Faster Pace of Enrollment This Year

by Jack Kramer | November 17, 2016 3:45pm

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HARTFORD, CT — State officials seem to be having some success in urging Connecticut residents in need of health insurance not to wait to sign up.

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