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December 21, 2014

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by Christine Stuart | December 21, 2014 1:00am

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July 3, 2015

OP-ED | Stay In Connecticut But Don’t Dismiss Scott’s Message

by Terry Cowgill | July 3, 2015 5:30am

What should we make of a Republican governor from a large state with a relatively strong economy who comes to embattled Connecticut to steal some jobs from us? For starters, we should pay attention and not dismiss him as a publicity seeker. We should not shoot the messenger, who in this case has a rather questionable business career of his own, but rather assess his message.

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July 2, 2015

Administration Walks Back Decision on Nursing Home Funding

by Christine Stuart | July 2, 2015 1:17pm

CTNJ file photo Democratic lawmakers defended budget language earlier this week that said more money would go to union nursing homes than non-union nursing homes. But as it turns out, that the formula will need to be changed.

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June 29, 2015

Association Says Nursing Home Allocation Violates Federal Law

by Christine Stuart | June 29, 2015 5:29am

CTNJ file photo The state’s largest association of skilled nursing facilities says the way lawmakers are planning to distribute funds to nursing homes violates federal law.

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June 25, 2015

Legislative Leaders and Governor’s Office Close to Deal on Revised Budget Plan

by Elizabeth Regan | June 25, 2015 5:29pm

Elizabeth Regan Legislative leaders and members of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration were meeting Thursday night to hash out a budget plan that rolls back some business taxes and doesn’t cut too much spending, but finds just the right balance to win approval.

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As Special Session Looms, More Public Statements Against Corporate Greed

by Elizabeth Regan | June 25, 2015 5:30am

Elizabeth Regan A group of approximately 25 people delivered a message, complete with an invoice for $2.2 billion, to a Hartford Wal-Mart manager Wednesday morning to protest the effect of untaxed corporate assets on the Connecticut economy.

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June 24, 2015

ACA Court Challenge: What’s At Stake For Connecticut

by Magaly Olivero | June 24, 2015 11:46am

CTNJ file photo Tens of thousands of Connecticut residents who receive federal subsidies to help pay for health insurance won’t be immediately impacted by the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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June 23, 2015

Concerned About Cuts, Recipients and Human Service Providers Remind Lawmakers That ‘People Matter’

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.

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Florida Tries To Poach Connecticut Businesses

by Christine Stuart | June 23, 2015 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo Florida Gov. Rick Scott will be coming to Connecticut soon to try and lure companies south to his state, but Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy isn’t worried.

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June 22, 2015

Reduction In Radiology Rates Will Limit Access for Medicaid Patients

by Christine Stuart | June 22, 2015 2:57pm

shutterstock Patients on the state’s Medicaid program may have to wait a little longer for a chest x-ray or a mammogram, if the General Assembly doesn’t restore cuts to radiology services.

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