January 25, 2015
by Sarah Paduano | January 25, 2015 3:22pm
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.
January 22, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | January 22, 2015 5:30am
(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.
December 30, 2014
by Staff Report | December 30, 2014 4:23pm
December 4, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 4, 2014 5:30am
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.
December 3, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 3, 2014 4:42pm
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.
November 18, 2014
by Christine Stuart | November 18, 2014 12:30pm
November 12, 2014
by Kristi Allen | November 12, 2014 1:28pm
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.
August 15, 2014
by Lori Pelletier | August 15, 2014 12:18pm
One doesn’t have to look any further than Fairfield County to understand why Connecticut has one of the greatest income disparities in the country. A few miles from the estates of Wall Street brokers and bankers, Bridgeport’s residents are struggling to get by in the new economy. Good manufacturing jobs have been replaced by minimum wage shifts at McDonalds. A third of children in Bridgeport live below the poverty line.”
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August 14, 2014
by Brian O'Shaughnessy | August 14, 2014 4:26pm
Campaign season is officially under way. We will hear a great deal about issues that candidates believe will influence votes. This does not mean, however, that we will be analyzing the information we need to make informed voter decisions.
July 23, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 23, 2014 3:19pm
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.