July 3, 2015
by Suzanne Bates | July 3, 2015 10:00am
In April, when the Democrats on the Finance Committee released their half of the budget calling for more than $2 billion in new revenue, most of the lobbyists were scrambling to get their hands on the details.
July 2, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 2, 2015 4:56pm
by Christine Stuart | July 2, 2015 1:17pm
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, the formula will need to be changed.
June 30, 2015
by Cara Rosner | June 30, 2015 3:43pm
Republican lawmakers and business advocates are asking the Department of Labor commissioner to seek a waiver from the federal government - which would mitigate businesses’ rising unemployment tax burden - by a quickly approaching deadline Wednesday.
by Madeline Stocker | June 30, 2015 3:27pm
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, leaders of the Connecticut NAACP, and the Hartford Police Department, stood on the steps of Hartford’s oldest church Tuesday to call on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to hold hearings and investigate domestic hate groups and hate crimes.
June 29, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | June 29, 2015 6:22pm
The state House of Representatives opened Monday’s special session with a moment of silence for the nine people killed by a gunman at a black South Carolina church on June 17 and invoked their memory again when they passed a bill to address the use of excessive of force by police officers.
by Christine Stuart | June 29, 2015 5:29am
June 26, 2015
by Christine Stuart | June 26, 2015 3:33pm
by Christine Stuart | June 26, 2015 1:57pm
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision recognizing same-sex marriages in all 50 states “affirms what a majority of Americans already know, which is that marriage is about love,” Anne Stanback, who led Connecticut’s fight for marriage equality, said Friday.
June 24, 2015
by Magaly Olivero | June 24, 2015 11:46am
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.