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April 17, 2017

Lawmaker Tells His Colleagues To Pay Attention To Federal Audit of Child Welfare Agency

by Christine Stuart | Apr 17, 2017 3:55pm
Posted to: Child Welfare | Health Care | Mental Health Care | Housing | Public Health

Ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — It was largely a public hearing about the spending cap, which is why his message in support of Connecticut’s children may have gotten lost. 

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April 11, 2017

Disability Advocates Make Final Push For Funding Before Legislators Unveil Their Budgets

by Christine Stuart | Apr 11, 2017 1:33pm
Posted to: Federal Budget | Housing | Jobs | State Budget

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Every year the Connecticut Independent Living Centers, which help individuals with all types of disabilities move out of nursing homes, find gainful employment, or affordable housing, seem to be on the chopping block. This year is no different.

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March 1, 2017

ANALYSIS | A Citywide Health Check-up, Neighborhood by Neighborhood

by Camille Seaberry | Mar 1, 2017 2:12pm
Posted to: Analysis | Town News | Health Care | Housing | Jobs | Opinion | Public Health

Take a close look at the neighborhood-by-neighborhood data from the 500 Cities project, a new collaboration by the CDC, the CDC Foundation, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which shows us both successes and disparities in the health of Connecticut cities.

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February 16, 2017

Democratic Lawmakers, Advocates Seek Minimum Wage Hike

by Christine Stuart | Feb 16, 2017 3:42pm
Posted to: Business | The Economy | Equality | Housing | Jobs | Labor | Poverty

ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT—He wouldn’t handicap the chances of the General Assembly approving an increase in the minimum wage this year, but Senate President Martin Looney, D-New Haven, said he wouldn’t give up the fight because “it’s the right thing to do.”

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Paid FMLA Is Top Priority For Senate Democrats

by Christine Stuart | Feb 16, 2017 11:30am
Posted to: Business | Health Care | Insurance | Housing | Jobs | Labor | Legal

ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT—It’s the number one priority of Democratic leadership in the state Senate this year, which gives lawmakers and advocates who support it hope.

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Senator Intercepts Valentine’s Day Message

by Christine Stuart | Feb 16, 2017 10:29am
Posted to: Equality | Ethics | Health Care | Immigration | Insurance | Housing | Jobs | Labor | Public Health | Public Safety | State Budget | Taxes | Wethersfield

ctnewsjunkie WETHERSFIELD, CT—Good jobs, universal access to public education, and ethnic, racial and gender justice are just a few of the things a handful of advocates were asking Sen. Paul Doyle to support Wednesday.

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February 10, 2017

Malloy Touts Budget For Intellectual and Developmentally Disabled Population

by Christine Stuart | Feb 10, 2017 2:22pm
Posted to: Town News | Hartford | Health Care | Housing | Jobs | Labor | State Budget

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s two year, $41.51 billion budget was a mixed bag for the nonprofit community, but seeks to continue to make progress in annualizing funding for the intellectual and developmentally disabled population.

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January 24, 2017

Malloy Seeks Borrowing To Help Homeowners With Crumbling Foundations

by Jack Kramer | Jan 24, 2017 5:30am
Posted to: Consumer Protection | Courts | The Economy | Environment | Insurance | Housing | Local Politics

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — The governor will be asking for $5 million in state funding to assist homeowners in 24 towns in northeastern Connecticut whose homes may be crumbling because of a mineral that causes foundations to deteriorate.

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OP-ED | It’s Not Perfect, But Affordable Housing Appeals Act Works

by Gary Winfield | Jan 24, 2017 12:54am
Posted to: Housing | Opinion

It is effective, enduring, and revenue neutral. It has already helped thousands of Connecticut families and has the potential to help half a million more households currently spending too much for housing. Equally important, it positions the state for future economic growth and stability.

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January 21, 2017

10,000 Attend Women’s March In Hartford

by Christine Stuart | Jan 21, 2017 3:12pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Congress | Election 2016 | Equality | Health Care | Insurance | Housing | Jobs | Labor | Public Health | State Capitol | White House | Hartford

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie An estimated crowd of about 10,000 rallied Saturday in Hartford at the state Capitol to fight for women’s rights and express their emotions about what President Donald Trump’s administration might mean for women and their families.

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