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February 7, 2014

Parents to Lawmakers: Where Will Our Children Live When We Die?

by Christine Stuart | February 7, 2014 2:24pm

Christine Stuart photo Joe Duffy is 70. He worries what will happen to his 30-year-old daughter, Kate, who has multiple developmental disabilities, when he dies.

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February 3, 2014

Malloy Joins Lawmakers In Reaching Out To Senior Citizens Through The Budget

by Hugh McQuaid | February 3, 2014 5:03pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proposed Monday to remove the cap on a rental assistance program for elderly or disabled residents and to allow new participants into the program for the first time since last year.

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January 7, 2014

Courtney, Jepsen Call On Congress To Extend Tax Break For Distressed Homeowners

by Hugh McQuaid | January 7, 2014 1:41pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo 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.

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January 6, 2014

State Bond Commission Looks To Borrow More Money For Job Creation

by Christine Stuart | January 6, 2014 6:30am

Christine Stuart photo The state Bond Commission is expected to approve more than $229.3 million in borrowing for dozens of projects Thursday, including a $1.4 million low-interest loan for a fuel cell company that reduced its workforce by 39 percent last March.

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December 11, 2013

Clients Call For Better Service, DSS Says It’s Listening

by Christine Stuart | December 11, 2013 3:52pm

Christine Stuart photo Social workers and clients gathered Wednesday at the Legislative Office Building to vent their frustration with the new Department of Social Services system, which seems to have made it more difficult for them to continue their benefits.

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December 2, 2013

Homelessness Increases in Connecticut, But Decreases Nationwide

by Emily Boushee | December 2, 2013 6:30am

In 2013, homelessness nationwide decreased by four percent. However, Connecticut has seen a seven percent increase since 2012, according to the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness.

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October 17, 2013

Report: Connecticut Housing Still Expensive, Scarce

by Christine Stuart | October 17, 2013 2:53pm

Connecticut’s housing is too expensive and too scarce, according to the HousingInCT2013 report released Thursday by the Partnership for Strong Communities.

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October 15, 2013

Connecticut To Hold Mortgage Assistance Event In Hartford On Oct. 22

by Hugh McQuaid | October 15, 2013 3:45pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo Connecticut residents who are behind on mortgage payments or underwater on their home loans can discuss foreclosure prevention options with lenders on Oct. 22 at a day-long mortgage assistance event at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford.

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October 8, 2013

Patients’ Rights Prevail After 8 Year Effort

by Christine Stuart | October 8, 2013 2:23pm

Christine Stuart photo The administration at Riverside Health and Rehabilitation Center may have an open-door complaint policy, but Mary Frost knows firsthand that’s not true of all nursing facilities.

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October 3, 2013

State Agencies Size Up Impact of Federal Shutdown

by Christine Stuart | October 3, 2013 5:30am

Michael Lee-Murphy file photo In anticipation of a prolonged government shutdown, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s Budget Director Ben Barnes asked state agencies last week to identify federally funded programs and positions that could be impacted.

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