October 13, 2016
by Christine Stuart | October 13, 2016 2:03pm
Two state unions representing workers at the Department of Developmental Services filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging the state can’t move forward with privatizing group homes without negotiating first with the unions.
October 10, 2016
by Kristi Allen | October 10, 2016 5:30am
Despite Connecticut’s modest economic growth, the number of families struggling to cover basic household costs has increased since 2010, according to the United Way’s ALICE report released Sunday.
October 3, 2016
by Cara Rosner | October 3, 2016 10:02pm
RBS Securities Inc., a subsidiary of the Royal Bank of Scotland, will pay Connecticut $120 million - the largest single state settlement ever - to resolve allegations the bank’s handling of mortgage-backed securities directly contributed to the 2008 financial crisis.
August 16, 2016
by Christine Stuart | August 16, 2016 2:06pm
The Department of Development Services will reduce its workforce by 605 employees after Jan. 1, 2017 and privatize most of its remaining group home services, the agency’s commissioner said Tuesday.
July 29, 2016
by Jack Kramer | July 29, 2016 5:01pm
One of the new initiative’s goals in New Haven, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy said Thursday, will be to reduce recidivism by 50 percent over a five-year period.
June 23, 2016
by Cara Rosner | June 23, 2016 2:00pm
April 26, 2016
by Cara Rosner | April 26, 2016 11:30am
April 12, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 12, 2016 5:30am
Two legislative committees agreed Monday to allow the Department of Social Services to outsource case management work for about 500 people with acquired brain injuries, after defeating a similar proposal about four months ago.
April 4, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 4, 2016 8:33pm
A coalition of labor, community, and civil rights groups gathered Monday at a Hartford church before marching to the Legislative Office Building to ask lawmakers to put the “99 percent” ahead of the wealthiest “1 percent.”
March 8, 2016
by Christine Stuart | March 8, 2016 4:43pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signaled Tuesday that he would lay off a portion of the state workforce before the end of June and asked legislative leaders to help him make more than $200 million in spending cuts now.