June 30, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | June 30, 2015 3:27pm
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, leaders of the Connecticut NAACP, and the Hartford Police Department, stood on the steps of Hartford’s oldest church Tuesday to call on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to hold hearings and investigate domestic hate groups and hate crimes.
June 23, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | June 23, 2015 6:00pm
Advocates for human and social services were lined up outside the closed doors of the House Majority Caucus room at the state capitol Tuesday as Democratic lawmakers got up to speed on the latest developments in the state budget process.
June 22, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | June 22, 2015 4:58pm
by Christine Stuart | June 22, 2015 2:57pm
June 16, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan and Christine Stuart | June 16, 2015 2:03pm
The human services community and its clients packed the state Capitol’s Old Judiciary room Tuesday to remind Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and lawmakers that, unlike large corporations, they don’t have the option of moving out of the state.
June 6, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | June 6, 2015 11:28pm
HARTFORD — Challenged by a local pastor who called him a charlatan, the Rev. Al Sharpton calmly pulled $1,000 out of his jacket pocket and suggested it be used to help build a memorial for victims of violence.
June 2, 2015
by Christine Stuart | June 2, 2015 9:39pm
May 22, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 22, 2015 3:41pm
For the past two years lawmakers have struggled to come up with a public policy that addresses the changing healthcare landscape. And while the Senate passed legislation its members felt would address many of the issues, their colleagues in the House aren’t so certain it includes everything they need to get there.
by Christine Stuart | May 22, 2015 1:15am
May 19, 2015
by Cara Rosner | May 19, 2015 12:00pm
(Updated 1:45 p.m.) With the state budget and other priorities taking precedence, some at the Capitol doubted there was enough time to institute paid family leave, but a group of lawmakers remain hopeful.