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February 6, 2015

Education Organizations Tout ‘Personalized’ Learning

by Christine Stuart | February 6, 2015 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo Officials from three education organizations said Thursday that personalized learning is the key to improving public education in Connecticut.

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February 5, 2015

Community Providers Warn Against Budget Cuts

by Christine Stuart | February 5, 2015 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo Nonprofit human service providers worry that budget cuts, like the $25 million one to mental health and substance abuse grants, will be carried forward in the 2016 budget.

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February 3, 2015

Malloy Proposes ‘Second-Chance’ Measures to Reform Connecticut Criminal Justice

by Mary E. O'Leary | February 3, 2015 8:26pm

Mary O'Leary photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, declaring America has gotten away from being a “second-chance society,” has proposed major changes in the criminal justice system that would treat drug possession as a misdemeanor and eliminate mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug possession.

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January 25, 2015

Blumenthal, Murphy Tackle Women’s Health

by Sarah Paduano | January 25, 2015 3:22pm

Christine Stuart photo U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are going on offense with the reintroduction of the Women’s Health Protection Act, seeking to put a stop to restrictive laws against women’s health care providers at the state level.

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January 22, 2015

Commission: Lawmakers Should Get A Raise

by Hugh McQuaid | January 22, 2015 5:30am

Hugh McQuaid file photo (Updated 4:29 p.m.) A state commission will recommend giving pay raises to elected officials, including the governor and members of the legislature, for the first time in 14 years.

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December 30, 2014

Harris Nominated To Head Consumer Protection Department

by Staff Report | December 30, 2014 4:23pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday nominated outgoing Democratic Party Executive Director Jonathan Harris to head the Department of Consumer Protection.

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December 4, 2014

Policymakers Take A Hard Look At Hospital Facility Fees

by Christine Stuart | December 4, 2014 5:30am

Hugh McQuaid photo Hospital executives denied Wednesday that “facility fees” have driven them to gobble up physician practices, but they told state officials that they need to charge the fees to recoup the losses from the charity care they provide for the uninsured or underinsured on government plans.

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December 3, 2014

Disability Rights Advocates Lobby For Closure of State Institutions

by Christine Stuart | December 3, 2014 4:42pm

Christine Stuart photo Families of children with developmental disabilities are lobbying lawmakers this year to close six state-run institutions where more than 500 individuals with intellectual disabilities reside.

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November 18, 2014

Study: Early Childcare Workers Aren’t Adequately Compensated

by Christine Stuart | November 18, 2014 12:30pm

Christine Stuart photo Twenty-five years after the first National Child Care Staffing Study, a new study found that not much has changed.

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November 12, 2014

Women Makes Gains, But Disparities Remain

by Kristi Allen | November 12, 2014 1:28pm

Kristi Allen photo Connecticut women have made impressive gains in the in the workforce in the past 15 years, but there are still deep disparities that need to be addressed, Permanent Commission on the Status of Women Director Carolyn Treiss said Wednesday.

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