December 21, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 21, 2014 12:00am
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February 27, 2015
by Christine Stuart and Hugh McQuaid | February 27, 2015 12:26pm
(Updated 1:20 p.m.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy acknowledged Thursday that the legislature hates cuts in his proposed budget and lacks consensus to raise taxes. But the governor said a lot can change in the three months before a budget plan must be approved.
by Christine Stuart | February 27, 2015 8:30am
February 26, 2015
by Suzanne Bates | February 26, 2015 10:30pm
The hundreds of union members who crowded into the Middletown city hall this week to protest legislation they say will mean less money in their pockets made it clear who they thought was on their side and who wasn’t.
by Susan Bigelow | February 26, 2015 9:24pm
by Jordan Fenster | February 26, 2015 9:01pm
As the minutes ticked by and a Friday deadline to fund the Department of Homeland Security grew closer, members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation condemned the party politics they said could result in a departmental shutdown.
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by Scott Minnick | February 26, 2015 6:26pm
Our society accepts the sad fact that in our free-market democracy, money influences politicians.
by Wendell Potter | February 26, 2015 5:07pm
America is the home of the brave, they say, but a lot of us brave folks are terrified of the way the British do health care.
Tags: Health, Health insurance, Social Issues, Labor, Health economics, Healthcare, Health care in the United States, Medicine, United States National Health Care Act, Health and Medical and Pharma, Healthcare reform, National Health Service, Socialized medicine, Publicly funded health care, Donald Berwick, Wendell Potter, mc
by Terry Cowgill | February 26, 2015 4:16pm
It goes without saying that the best way to approach budget cutting is to take no prisoners. Unfortunately, that simple principle is easier to declare in state government than it is to practice.
by John Bestor | February 26, 2015 4:00pm
As local school districts attempt to explain to parents of students the purpose and value of the government-mandated, highly controversial, newly designed testing system that will be imposed upon their children in grades 3 through 8 and 11 this spring, perhaps we should begin to ask questions to better understand whether we want our children to participate in this questionable educational undertaking.