September 3, 2015
by Christine Stuart | September 3, 2015 6:00pm
A subcommittee of the Behavioral Health Partnership Oversight Council struggled Wednesday with how best to distribute a potential $8.3 million increase in Medicaid rates to more than 100 clinics throughout the state.
by Staff Report | September 3, 2015 12:30pm
by Christine Stuart | September 3, 2015 5:30am
State Rep. Brandon McGee, D-Hartford, is being thanked with a glossy mailer from a special interest group that has spent more than $1.1 million this year lobbying lawmakers and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to make sure two new charter schools were included in the state budget.
September 2, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | September 2, 2015 2:45pm
EDITOR’S NOTE: Shortly after this story was posted, the Sanders’ campaign’s chief volunteer in Connecticut, Carlos Camacho, announced that Piddock had been removed as coordinator in the 5th District based on her decision to run for the congressional seat. The story has been updated to reflect her change of status with the campaign.
(UPDATED 10 a.m. 9/3) The organizer of the Occupy movement’s Torrington group says she plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty for the 5th Congressional District seat in 2016. Stephanie Piddock, who also had been volunteering as 5th Congressional District coordinator for Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, said via email that she intends to make her Green Party candidacy official in two weeks.
by Cara Rosner | September 2, 2015 12:00pm
by Elizabeth Regan | September 2, 2015 5:30am
Already forced to find $200.6 million in savings in their 2016 budgets, state agencies are now being directed to cut 5 percent from their 2017 budgets — part of what state officials say is an annual exercise in responsible budgeting.
Tags: budget, cuts, hiring freeze, Gian-Carl Casa, ben barnes, elizabeth regan, dh
September 1, 2015
by Christine Stuart | September 1, 2015 10:53pm
The federal prosecutor who won the conviction of former Gov. John G. Rowland and two political aides working for Chris Donovan’s failed 2012 congressional bid is leaving the U.S. Attorney’s office for private practice.
by Christine Stuart | September 1, 2015 12:14pm
by Christine Stuart | September 1, 2015 5:30am
A federal judge in Oklahoma dismissed a lawsuit Monday that had been filed against Connecticut Banking Department officials who had imposed a $1.5 million fine on two tribal payday lending companies and the head of the tribe.
August 31, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | August 31, 2015 3:28pm
Primaries for this year’s municipal elections have been pushed back a week and a day due to what a spokesman for Secretary of the State Denise Merrill called a “random kind of calendar coincidence.”