March 30, 2015
by Christine Stuart | March 30, 2015 12:11pm
March 25, 2015
by Timothy Herbst | March 25, 2015 3:00pm
Connecticut residents have weathered their fair share of corruption in government, and as a result hold a certain amount of healthy skepticism for those who hold public office. This is why I am deeply troubled by efforts being undertaken by some elected officials in Bridgeport and Hartford to obfuscate legislation that would prevent a privileged few from financially benefiting from their elected office.
by Wendell Potter | March 25, 2015 12:20am
Obama Administration Bragging About Anti-fraud Efforts, But Center Report Showed Bigger Dollars Are Being Lost Elsewhere
The Obama administration went to great lengths last week to inform us that it recovered $3.3 billion in fraudulent payments to Medicare health care providers in fiscal year 2014. Officials even went so far as to give an advance copy of their report to The Wall Street Journal, which, like the Center for Public Integrity, has been investigating Medicare fraud and abuse.
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March 24, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 24, 2015 12:31pm
Former congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley was sentenced Tuesday to five months in prison for her role in a scheme to hide former Gov. John G. Rowland’s involvement in her campaign.
March 19, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | March 19, 2015 8:30pm
by Cara Rosner | March 19, 2015 12:00pm
March 18, 2015
by New Haven Register | March 18, 2015 8:23pm
The bill that would allow terminally ill patients to end their own lives with a doctor’s prescription brought more than 200 people to testify before the Judiciary Committee Wednesday, with spectators spilling into two overflow rooms at the Legislative Office Building.
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.
by Jordan Fenster | March 16, 2015 5:30am
March 5, 2015
by Terry Cowgill | March 5, 2015 3:20pm
In the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre, we’ve endured a well-organized effort to roll back freedom of information laws. Now we are confronted with a nonprofit fundraising arm of a public university that insists it should be cloaked in secrecy, even as it bankrolls the salaries and activities of leading public officials.