by Christine Stuart | July 27, 2015 4:00pm
A handful of individuals told Insurance Department regulators Monday that the rate increases requested by three health insurance companies were excessive.
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by Christine Stuart | July 27, 2015 2:52pm
Two years after Glastonbury residents fended off a proposal to build a state police shooting range in their town, two other communities are working to make sure it doesn’t come to theirs.
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by Madeline Stocker | July 27, 2015 11:59am
After the New York Wage board unanimously approved a $15 dollar minimum wage for fast-food workers in that state, advocates throughout Connecticut are hoping it gives them a little more momentum here.
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by Christine Stuart | July 23, 2015 3:30pm
Citing recent reports highlighting problems at DCF’s two locked facilities, Senate Republican Leader Len Fasano is calling on Department of Children and Families Commissioner Joette Katz to resign.
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by Madeline Stocker | July 23, 2015 11:40am
Gov. Dannel P Malloy may have signed a bill increasing the amount businesses who underpay their workers are fined, but that won’t stop businesses from exploiting their employees, a New Haven-based immigrant rights group said Wednesday.
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by Christine Stuart | July 23, 2015 5:30am
There are currently 96,966 Connecticut residents enrolled in private plans on Connecticut’s health insurance exchange, but that’s a decrease from the 110,095 who were enrolled at the end of March.
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by Madeline Stocker | July 15, 2015 3:11pm
The death of 7-month-old Aaden Moreno of Middletown was a painful reminder to lawmakers about why they created a new task force to look at family violence cases.
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by David McGuire and Patrick Gallahue | July 13, 2015 2:29pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s criminal justice reform package is now law — which includes reducing penalties for minor drug possession and enacting a series of measures to reduce reoffending.
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by Cara Rosner | July 13, 2015 11:58am
North American Power LLC, an electric supplier that has been accused of using deceptive marketing tactics, will pay $2.6 million to the nonprofit Operation Fuel under a settlement agreement filed with state utility regulators.
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by Cara Rosner | July 9, 2015 5:30am
As Congress considers enacting a national law regarding data-breach notifications, Connecticut and most other states worry that such a law would potentially infringe on their right to investigate breaches.
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