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May 2, 2016

Senate Gives Final Passage To Bill To Protect Domestic Violence Victims From Firearms

by Christine Stuart | May 2, 2016 5:35pm

Christine Stuart photo For opponents of the legislation, it was about firearms. For proponents, however, it was about protecting victims of domestic violence.

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OP-ED | You Can Help to Make Sure Connecticut Lawmakers Vote for Superior Breast Exams

by Dr. Liane Philpotts | May 2, 2016 2:22pm

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To detect cancer, a 3D mammogram is better than a 2D mammogram

Here’s a medical fact that should be uncontroversial: the better your mammogram, the more likely you are to beat breast cancer.

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Malloy Receives Profile In Courage Award

by Christine Stuart | May 2, 2016 5:30am

CTNJ file photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy received the 2016 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award Sunday for defending the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the U.S. following the November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris.

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April 29, 2016

House Sends Bill Requiring Insurance Coverage For 3D Mammograms To Senate

by Jack Kramer | April 29, 2016 3:11pm

Christine Stuart file photo Even in the toughest of financial times there is legislation that, even though it costs money, draws bipartisan support.

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Federal Report Finds Wide Disparities Among Medicare Recipients

by Lisa Chedekel | April 29, 2016 2:38pm

istock Blacks and Hispanics are less likely than whites to get flu vaccines, have a preventive health care visit, or receive follow-up care after being hospitalized for a mental health disorder, according to a first-of-its kind federal report that looks at health disparities among people on Medicare Advantage plans.

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April 27, 2016

Connecticut Will Receive Drug Rebate

by Cara Rosner | April 27, 2016 11:00am

Contributed photo Connecticut will receive a popular drug used to counteract the effects of opioid overdoses at a reduced cost, thanks to a settlement reached between the state and drugmaker.

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April 26, 2016

Bill To Help Firefighters Diagnosed With Cancer Heads To Governor’s Desk

by Jack Kramer | April 26, 2016 7:28pm

Christine Stuart photo The Senate joined the House Tuesday in approving a bill that would create a relief fund for firefighters who are diagnosed with certain types of cancer related to their job.

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House Sends Public Retirement Bill To Senate

by Christine Stuart | April 26, 2016 3:00am

Christine Stuart file photo Early Tuesday morning, the House passed a bill that would create a quasi-public agency to administer a retirement system for Connecticut residents who currently may not have one through their employer.

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April 21, 2016

OP-ED | Malloy’s New Economic Reality: Money for the Rich, Layoffs for the Middle Class

by Sal Luciano | April 21, 2016 6:00pm

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As Gov. Dannel P. Malloy continues to carry out his austerity budget, rife with mass layoffs of state workers and deep cuts to vital services, it’s helpful to remember that sacrifice and suffering are not shared concepts.

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April 20, 2016

Senate Sends Bill To Give Dreamers Access To Financial Aid To House

by Christine Stuart | April 20, 2016 11:10pm

Christine Stuart file photo Connecticut Dreamers cheered Senate approval Wednesday of a bill that gives them access to financial aid at public colleges and universities.

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