July 26, 2014
by Staff Report | July 26, 2014 4:59am
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June 10, 2014
by Barth Keck | June 10, 2014 11:00am
Elizabeth Natale did Connecticut residents a huge favor with her viral “Why I Want to Give Up Teaching” op-ed in The Hartford Courant earlier this year. In short, she crystallized the frustrations of teachers and students amid the substantial changes in public education.
Tags: Barth Keck, teaching, common core, SBAC testing, Malloy, dh
June 6, 2014
by Wendell Potter | June 6, 2014 4:05am
Journalism That Focuses On Political Sniping Does Public A Disservice
If you read my column last week about a Senate hearing that showed how Obamacare has affected Americans, you might have wondered if I was in the same room with reporters who presumably covered the event.
Tags: Insurance, Health insurance, Health care reform in the United States, Presidency of Barack Obama, Financial economics, Health care in the United States, Loss ratio, United States, Politics of the United States, 111th United States Congress, Jay Rockefeller, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Wendell Potter, dh
April 11, 2014
by Terry D. Cowgill | April 11, 2014 5:30am
April 7, 2014
by Christine Stuart | April 7, 2014 7:35am
April 2, 2014
by Christine Stuart | April 2, 2014 11:08pm
April 1, 2014
by Staff Report | April 1, 2014 2:17pm
March 11, 2014
by Christine Stuart | March 11, 2014 5:30am
Some of the nine watchdog agencies who felt that they were under attack when Gov. Dannel P. Malloy consolidated them under the Office of Governmental Accountability were surprised this year when a bill called for further consolidation of their functions.
Tags: watchdog, FOIA, Ethics, GAE, Freedom of Information, Connecticut Bar Association, dh
March 10, 2014
by Christine Stuart | March 10, 2014 9:48am
March 7, 2014
by Doug Hardy | March 7, 2014 3:18pm
It’s no secret these days that the news industry — which plays an absolutely crucial role in our democratic process at every level — has been badly disrupted. The cause of this is not only the rise of the Internet and the resulting destruction of print’s monopoly on distribution.