October 19, 2016
by Cara Rosner | October 19, 2016 1:06pm
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal wants the Department of Justice to reject a $465 million settlement it recently reached with Mylan Pharmaceuticals, saying the EpiPen maker should take more accountability for shortchanging the Medicaid program.
October 14, 2016
by Christine Stuart | October 14, 2016 2:00pm
The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation, which has unsuccessfully fought for years for federal recognition, filed a lawsuit against Connecticut Friday for $610 million in damages associated with the states taking of tribal land.
October 13, 2016
by Christine Stuart | October 13, 2016 2:03pm
Two state unions representing workers at the Department of Developmental Services filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging the state can’t move forward with privatizing group homes without negotiating first with the unions.
October 4, 2016
by Jack Kramer | October 4, 2016 5:30am
A court decision on whether the state or the mother of a disabled son should have control of the 51-year-old’s medical information was postponed Monday until a judge can decide whether the proceedings should be public.
September 29, 2016
by Cara Rosner | September 29, 2016 11:00am
Connecticut has joined 34 other states and the District of Columbia in filing a federal lawsuit against the two manufacturers of Suboxone, a drug that treats opioid addiction, accusing the companies of illegally blocking generic competitors from the marketplace.
September 22, 2016
by Cara Rosner | September 22, 2016 12:00pm
September 15, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 15, 2016 12:13pm
A week after a long-awaited court decision mandated that the state must resolve disparities and shortcomings in education funding, teacher evaluations, high school graduation requirements, and a handful of other policies, Attorney General George Jepsen announced Thursday that the state would appeal.
September 14, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 14, 2016 5:30am
Two factions within Connecticut’s Independent Party are still fighting for control of their ballot lines with only weeks to go before the November election. In the latest round of acrimony, the party’s Danbury faction on Tuesday sued Secretary of the State Denise Merrill and two members of the other faction of the party in Waterbury.
September 13, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 13, 2016 2:19pm
The Connecticut Department of Banking has less than 20 days to decide whether it will appeal a court decision that sustains tribal immunity for an Oklahoma-based Indian tribe that manages payday loan companies.
September 7, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 7, 2016 4:25pm
In a 90-page decision with more than 1,000 findings of fact, Hartford Superior Court Judge Thomas Moukawsher said “Connecticut is defaulting on its constitutional duty to provide adequate public school opportunities,” and has 180 days to devise a new funding formula for public education.