June 23, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | June 23, 2015 6:00pm
Advocates for human and social services were lined up outside the closed doors of the House Majority Caucus room at the state capitol Tuesday as Democratic lawmakers got up to speed on the latest developments in the state budget process.
May 22, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 22, 2015 1:15am
April 17, 2015
by Cara Rosner | April 17, 2015 11:14am
Personal income in Connecticut grew 3.7 percent between the fourth quarter of 2013 and the fourth quarter of 2014, while most of the rest of the Northeast saw more sizable gains, according to a report out this week.
April 14, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 14, 2015 2:03pm
March 17, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 17, 2015 10:28am
March 9, 2015
by Christine Stuart | March 9, 2015 5:30am
Lawmakers and officials at the Department of Social Services are having a tough time adding up the cost of a proposal that would allow a person to keep more assets if their spouse ends up in a nursing home.
February 5, 2015
by Christine Stuart | February 5, 2015 6:30am
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 9:26pm
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 2:20pm
November 12, 2014
by Christine Stuart | November 12, 2014 4:49pm
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.