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June 28, 2016

Judicial Marshals File Labor Complaint

by Christine Stuart | June 28, 2016 2:13pm

CTNewsjunkie file photo The International Brotherhood of Police Officers, which also represents judicial marshals, filed a complaint Monday with the state Department of Labor for its decision to hire state troopers to patrol outside four urban courthouses.

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June 27, 2016

Third Time Could Be The Charm For Waterbury Hospital Purchase

by Christine Stuart | June 27, 2016 5:29am

Courtesy of Waterbury Hospital It looks as if the third time might be the charm for the sale of Greater Waterbury Health Network and Waterbury Hospital to Prospect Medical Holdings Inc. for $100 million.

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June 22, 2016

Connecticut’s Medical Marijuana Program Touted As A Success

by Jack Kramer | June 22, 2016 10:30am

shutterstock The number of patients in the state of Connecticut receiving medical marijuana treatment has grown from 2,000 a few years ago to 11,000, according to Department of Consumer Protection Deputy Commissioner Michelle Seagull.

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June 21, 2016

Cities and Towns Encourage Legal Opinion On ‘Unclaimed’ Bodies

by Christine Stuart | June 21, 2016 8:30am

Connecticut cities and towns want Attorney General George Jepsen to weigh in with a formal legal opinion about the Chief Medical Examiner’s decision to make any “unclaimed” dead person the municipalities responsibility.

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June 17, 2016

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Rowland Conviction

by Christine Stuart | June 17, 2016 4:00pm

Douglas Healey file photo A federal appeals court upheld former Gov. John G. Rowland’s conviction for violating campaign laws during the 2010 and 2012 Congressional contest in Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District. 

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June 15, 2016

Election Regulators Agree To Settlement to End Battle With Democratic Party

by Christine Stuart | June 15, 2016 3:16pm

(Updated 6:50 p.m.) A bitter, nearly two-year fight between state election regulators and the Connecticut Democratic Party regarding mailers the party sent out in 2014 promoting Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s re-election campaign came to an end Wednesday.

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Ethics Board Will Get Second Shot At Insurance Commissioner’s Alleged Conflicts of Interest

by Christine Stuart | June 15, 2016 12:00am

CTNewsJunkie file photo (Updated 9 a.m.) The head of a good government group is asking the Citizen’s Ethics Advisory Board to decide if Insurance Commissioner Katharine Wade has an alleged conflict of interest related to the merger of Anthem and Cigna — two of the largest insurance companies in the country.

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June 6, 2016

National Group Calls For Connecticut Insurance Commissioner to Step Aside

by Christine Stuart | June 6, 2016 12:00pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo Prompted by a call from Connecticut organizations, Democracy for America, a national organization headed by Jim Dean, is calling for the governor to replace Insurance Commissioner Katharine Wade when it comes to her regulatory oversight of the Anthem-Cigna merger.

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June 2, 2016

House Declines To Raise Governor’s Bail Reform

by Christine Stuart | June 2, 2016 4:08pm

Christine Stuart photo Democratic lawmakers in the House Thursday decided there wasn’t enough support for Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s bail reform proposal to raise the bill.

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June 1, 2016

Malloy Pitches Bail Reform, Encourages House Vote

by Christine Stuart | June 1, 2016 3:31pm

Christine Stuart photo WATERBURY — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy already gave up half of his criminal justice reforms, but it still may not be enough to get the legislation across the finish line Thursday when the House reconvenes for a one-day special session.

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