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July 23, 2014

Cadmium Task Force Gets Off To Rocky Start

by Christine Stuart | July 23, 2014 4:19pm

Christine Stuart photo A task force that was created to determine an acceptable level cadmium in children’s jewelry got off to a rocky start Wednesday when the decision to appoint two jewelry industry experts was questioned by Rep. Diana Urban.

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July 20, 2014

DeLauro Uses New Report To Push For Paycheck Fairness

by Madeline Stocker | July 20, 2014 1:02pm

A newly-released report contains evidence that closing the gender pay gap would both improve women’s Social Security benefits and strengthen the program’s finances.

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July 4, 2014

OP-ED | On Beer, Guns, and Freedom

by Suzanne Bates | July 4, 2014 10:30am

There was an uneasy energy in Harvard Yard as former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg called the attempt to stifle conservative voices on college campuses at Harvard and across the nation a modern form of McCarthyism.

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June 16, 2014

Hearing on Detention of Jane Doe Canceled

by Christine Stuart | June 16, 2014 11:30am

A federal judge canceled a hearing Monday on a civil rights complaint against the state regarding its detention of a transgender teen.

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May 15, 2014

50 Years Later, War on Poverty Continues

by Christine Stuart | May 15, 2014 5:29am

Courtesy of the CAA James Gatling and Deborah Monahan have been on the frontlines of Lyndon Johnson’s ‘War on Poverty’ for most of its 50 years.

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May 13, 2014

Hepatitis C Screening Bill Headed To Governor’s Desk

by Christine Stuart | May 13, 2014 3:02pm

istockphoto Hepatitis C is a leading cause of liver cancer and it could impact as many as 5 million Americans.

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May 1, 2014

Younger To Head National Women’s Organization

by Staff Report | May 1, 2014 6:28pm

Christine Stuart file photo The woman who headed the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women for more than seven years is headed to New York to take on a new challenge as the president and CEO of Gloria Steinem’s Ms. Foundation.

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April 16, 2014

The Rowlands’ Political Paper Trail Includes Republicans & Democrats

by Christine Stuart | April 16, 2014 5:29am

Douglas Healey photo Campaign finance records show that in the years following his incarceration, former Gov. John G. Rowland and his wife, Patricia, made several donations to both Democratic and Republican candidates and town committees.

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April 14, 2014

OP-ED | Canada Prime Minister Pushing Free Market Principles For Single-payer System

by Wendell Potter | April 14, 2014 12:40pm

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — During the year leading up to the 2008 presidential primaries, my insurance industry colleagues and I were working hard to influence the debate on health care reform.

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April 11, 2014

OP-ED | Do Women Need Wage Equality Or More Support For The Choices They Make?

by Suzanne Bates | April 11, 2014 8:00am

President Obama earned two Pinnochios from the Washington Post this week for using the oft-cited but misleading statistic that women earn 77 cents for every dollar a man earns. The issue is a favorite for U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, who gave the high-five heard ‘round the country at this year’s State of the Union address when President Obama brought up the wage gap.

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