January 31, 2017
by Christine Stuart | January 31, 2017 3:05pm
HARTFORD, CT—The 11th hour plea that home medical providers made to the Department of Social Services, and chairs of the Human Services and Appropriations Committee to delay the implementation of a new telephonic and computer-based in-home scheduling, tracking, and billing system was heard.
January 26, 2017
by Christine Stuart | January 26, 2017 5:00pm
It’s the fourth year in a row that Dreamers are trying to get a bill that would give them access to financial aid at Connecticut’s public colleges and universities.
by Jack Kramer | January 26, 2017 4:00pm
HARTFORD, CT - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy unveiled a series of new suggested measures Thursday to combat the continuing opioid epidemic in the state, including requiring all prescriptions to be filed electronically in an effort to combat fraud.
January 24, 2017
by Christine Stuart | January 24, 2017 1:31pm
Office of Policy and Management Secretary Ben Barnes attends the Connecticut Voices for Children budget forum every year, and every year he tries to dodge questions about the budget his boss will release in about two weeks.
January 18, 2017
by Christine Stuart | January 18, 2017 3:00pm
Instead of coming to the state with their hats in their hands, a group of nonprofit community providers are asking the state to change the way it serves those with disabilities and mental health or substance abuse disorders.
January 8, 2017
by Christine Stuart | January 8, 2017 12:21am
It’s official. State Comptroller Kevin Lembo announced that the American Family Association will no longer be an option as a charitable payroll deduction for state employees.
January 3, 2017
by Jack Kramer | January 3, 2017 11:30am
HARTFORD, CT – A controversial directive stating that alcohol and drug counselors (LADCs) are only permitted to treat abuse disorders, even when a patient has a co-occurring behavioral health diagnosis, was rescinded late last week.
December 20, 2016
by Jack Kramer | December 20, 2016 5:30am
BRANFORD, CT — Hundreds, maybe thousands of stories have been written and told in the past few years about the impact the opioid crisis is having on young people, and their families, in the state of Connecticut.
December 19, 2016
by Christine Stuart | December 19, 2016 5:30am
The American Family Association, which has been able to receive payroll deductions from state employees for more than a decade, may be removed from the list after an exchange last week with state Comptroller Kevin Lembo.
December 13, 2016
by Jack Kramer | December 13, 2016 12:41pm
HARTFORD, CT – Taking proactive measures to battle continuing drought conditions in the state is better left to municipalities than utility companies, is what environmentalists and an audience of state officials and legislators heard from experts Tuesday.