September 23, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 23, 2016 1:32pm
The state departments of Social Services and Revenue Services found that the hospital tax enacted in 2011 by the General Assembly and implemented by the two agencies is legal.
September 20, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 20, 2016 5:29am
It’s not everyday that healthcare advocates and the Department of Social Services agree, but that’s what’s happening in a debate on how to save money and make sure residents, especially those on Medicaid, get the care they need.
September 15, 2016
by Staff Report | September 15, 2016 10:37pm
The Connecticut Foundation for Dental Outreach is set to kick off its 9th annual Connecticut Mission of Mercy Free Dental Clinic in Hartford at the XL Center on Friday.
by Cara Rosner | September 15, 2016 5:30am
September 12, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 12, 2016 5:30am
The mother of a disabled 51-year-old who lives at a state facility in Hamden is suing the Department of Developmental Services for transitioning its work to the private sector in order to save money.
August 31, 2016
by Christine Stuart | August 31, 2016 2:06pm
Connecticut will get $1 million from the Obama administration to help curb opioid abuse. It’s part of an $11 million grant to 11 states to expand access to medication-assisted treatment services for people with opioid use disorder.
Tags: overdose, opioid, Naloxone, Narcan, Shawn Lang, Richard Blumenthal, Elizabeth Esty, Sean Scanlon, dh
August 29, 2016
by Jack Kramer | August 29, 2016 5:30am
Sue Willette gets emotional when she talks about the struggles her sons have had with drug addiction, but she is determined to tell the story.
August 24, 2016
by Christine Stuart | August 24, 2016 3:55pm
A California-based education advocacy group backed by Silicon Valley entrepreneur David Welch filed a federal lawsuit in Connecticut Tuesday seeking to establish a federal constitutional right to an adequate education.
August 16, 2016
by Christine Stuart | August 16, 2016 2:06pm
The Department of Development Services will reduce its workforce by 605 employees after Jan. 1, 2017 and privatize most of its remaining group home services, the agency’s commissioner said Tuesday.
August 2, 2016
by Jack Kramer | August 2, 2016 3:30pm
Moviegoers in Branford Monday were moved by a film that tracked a recovery high school in Houston and were hopeful it would kick start efforts to establish a similar school in Connecticut.