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August 31, 2015

Insurance Regulators Lower Proposed Increases, In Most Cases

by Christine Stuart | August 31, 2015 12:51pm

Regulators told health insurance companies selling plans both on and off the state’s insurance exchange that it was okay to increase their premiums, but, in most cases, not as much as requested.

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August 13, 2015

Connecticut Supreme Court Rules Death Penalty Unconstitutional

by Staff Report | August 13, 2015 12:38pm

Michael Lee-Murphy file photo Connecticut’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the death penalty “no longer serves any legitimate penological purpose,” violates the state constitution, and should be abolished for the 11 men who remain on death row.

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August 10, 2015

Legal Aid Attorneys Question Medicaid Drug Denials

by Madeline Stocker | August 10, 2015 3:00pm

Legal aid attorneys are trying to understand why the Department of Social Services is denying, without explanation, Medicaid patients’ attempts to get pre-approved for certain drugs.

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Malloy Signs Bill Inspired By Doug Glanville

by Christine Stuart | August 10, 2015 12:42pm

Christine Stuart photo A year and a day after Michael Brown’s shooting death in Missouri, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy held a ceremonial bill signing for a law inspired by a non-violent racial incident here involving a police officer and a former Major League Baseball player.

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August 7, 2015

State Still Diverting Dollars Meant to Prevent Smoking to General Fund

by Elizabeth Regan | August 7, 2015 11:00am

As the state continues to divert money from a tobacco abuse prevention fund to the general budget, advocates working to curb cancer deaths blame lawmakers for failing to support efforts to quit the habit and for opening the door to a new generation of smokers.

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August 6, 2015

Advocates Call On Democratic Party To Drop Lawsuit, Comply With Subpoena

by Christine Stuart | August 6, 2015 5:30am

Christine Stuart file photo Common Cause of Connecticut on Wednesday called upon the Connecticut Democratic Party to drop its challenge of the state’s clean election laws.

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August 5, 2015

Dems File Second Lawsuit Against Election Regulators

by Christine Stuart | August 5, 2015 5:30am

The Connecticut Democratic Party is trying a different approach to avoid complying with a subpoena issued by state election regulators by asking a court to end the State Election Enforcement’s investigation into a mailings sent during the 2014 campaign.

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August 3, 2015

Blumenthal, Murphy: No Background Check, No Gun Sale

by Madeline Stocker | August 3, 2015 4:30pm

Madeline Stocker photo Connecticut’s U.S. Senators called for stricter gun laws Monday, demanding that gun dealers across the country refuse to sell the hardware before a background check is completed.

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July 30, 2015

Advocates Praise Passage of Law To Speed Transfer of Rape Kits

by Christine Stuart | July 30, 2015 12:39pm

Christine Stuart file photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy joined victim advocates last week to commemorate passage of a new law that improves the processing and collection of sexual assault evidence.

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July 29, 2015

Labor Department Layoffs Seem Inevitable Due To Reduction In Federal Funds

by Christine Stuart | July 29, 2015 12:21pm

The economy is improving and the unemployment rate is dropping, which isn’t such great news for employees at the Department of Labor.

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