March 27, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | March 27, 2015 8:30am
State Sen. Mae Flexer, D-Killingly, said there is bipartisan confusion within the Higher Education and Employment Committee about a bill she introduced to help shift the way society thinks about sexual assault.
March 26, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 26, 2015 11:46am
There is “significantly” less racial disparity among prisoners in Connecticut than there was just a few years ago, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Justice.
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.
by Elizabeth Regan | March 24, 2015 5:53pm
A bill to change the sexual consent threshold at colleges and universities across the state from “no means no” to “yes means yes” is one step closer to becoming law Tuesday after it cleared the Higher Education and Employment Committee.
March 19, 2015
by Cara Rosner | March 19, 2015 12:00pm
March 16, 2015
by Christine Stuart | March 16, 2015 3:54pm
Proponents of a controversial bill permitting doctors help terminally ill patients end their lives are hoping modifications to last year’s proposal, a change of venue, and national awareness of the issue will help get the bill passed.
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.
February 6, 2015
by Christine Stuart | February 6, 2015 6:30am