March 24, 2015
by Christine Stuart | March 24, 2015 10:37pm
They won the right to pay in-state tuition in 2011 and on Tuesday Connecticut’s undocumented students got one step closer to accessing $100 million in financial aid.
March 23, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 23, 2015 8:58pm
Arguing that the Republican-proposed budget targets the middle class, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., stopped by Connecticut’s capitol Monday to decry what he said was a “disingenuous and deceptive” federal funding plan that “engages in gimmicks and magic asterisks.”
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March 20, 2015
by Jennifer Jackson | March 20, 2015 10:20am
The proposed state budget currently under consideration by our legislature risks the high-quality care for patients that Connecticut’s hospitals provide — it would require painful cuts in healthcare services, including mental health, and in jobs.
March 19, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 19, 2015 2:46pm
March 18, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 18, 2015 5:30am
March 16, 2015
by Christine Stuart | March 16, 2015 11:59am
March 12, 2015
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.
by Christine Stuart | March 12, 2015 5:30am
House Speaker Brendan Sharkey, D-Hamden, is hoping the second time’s the charm for his signature legislation, which allows municipalities to continue to tax any new property acquired by tax-exempt hospitals and colleges.
March 10, 2015
by Christine Stuart | March 10, 2015 4:00pm
The same day President Barack Obama signed a memorandum directing federal agencies to do more to help student loan borrowers, the legislature’s Banking Committee passed legislation increasing regulation of lenders.
March 5, 2015
by Christine Stuart | March 5, 2015 5:41pm
Connecticut was one of the first states to pass a Family and Medical Leave Act in the 1990s, and a coalition is hoping it maintains its edge by passing a bill to ensure that it’s paid leave.