April 29, 2016
by Jack Kramer | April 29, 2016 3:11pm
by Lisa Chedekel | April 29, 2016 2:38pm
Blacks and Hispanics are less likely than whites to get flu vaccines, have a preventive health care visit, or receive follow-up care after being hospitalized for a mental health disorder, according to a first-of-its kind federal report that looks at health disparities among people on Medicare Advantage plans.
by Jacqueline Brunelle and Immacula Cann | April 29, 2016 12:30pm
In January, President Obama challenged Republican lawmakers to “put your money where your mouth is” on the importance of mental health spending and reforms. We hope this might serve as a friendly reminder to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to reconsider the layoffs he’s announced for mental health workers like us at already short-staffed facilities that provide essential care to patients whose illnesses unfortunately make them a danger to themselves and others.
by Susan Bigelow | April 29, 2016 10:00am
It’s been a pretty intense week all around, what with the primary and the looming end of the legislative session, so Democrats can almost be forgiven for turning in a budget that was late and poorly thought out. Almost.
by Sarah Darer Littman | April 29, 2016 8:00am
Earlier this month, the Business Council of Fairfield County Foundation presented a Connecticut Economic Competitiveness Diagnostic, prepared by McKinsey and Company, to the state’s Commission on Economic Competitiveness.
by Jack Kramer | April 29, 2016 5:30am
For the fourth day in a row, members of Connecticut Students for a Dream (C4D) gathered outside the House chamber behind the velvet ropes that separate lobbyists and lawmakers to urge passage of a bill that would give them access to financial aid regardless of immigration status.
April 28, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 28, 2016 9:48pm
by Christine Stuart | April 28, 2016 2:49pm
Democratic legislative leaders came up with a budget that closes a $920 million deficit, but they don’t have the votes to pass it and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has said he wouldn’t sign a budget he didn’t negotiate.
by Terry Cowgill | April 28, 2016 5:30am
It’s something almost all of us should be worrying about. Unless you’re young, independently wealthy or have a good government job or the equivalent in the private sector, you’re probably wondering how you’re going to survive when you can’t work anymore.
by Christine Stuart | April 28, 2016 5:29am