February 5, 2015
by Christine Stuart | February 5, 2015 5:30am
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.
February 3, 2015
by Mary E. O'Leary | February 3, 2015 8:26pm
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.
December 8, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 8, 2014 1:20pm
November 12, 2014
by Christine Stuart | November 12, 2014 3:49pm
For the past 50 years the War on Poverty has taken two separate paths. One focuses money on programs for low-income children, and the other focuses money on programs to train low-income adults in the workforce.
November 10, 2014
by Cara Rosner | November 10, 2014 10:00am
July 17, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 17, 2014 5:13pm
The legislature’s Black and Puerto Rican Caucus wrote Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday to ask him to reconsider his decision denying the federal government’s request to house some of the thousands of immigrant children fleeing Central America.
May 20, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | May 20, 2014 1:08pm
February 7, 2014
by Christine Stuart | February 7, 2014 1:24pm
February 3, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | February 3, 2014 4:03pm
January 7, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | January 7, 2014 12:41pm
U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney and state Attorney General George Jepsen on Tuesday called upon Congress to extend a recently-expired tax break for underwater homeowners to help ensure the continued recovery of the housing market.