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are only permitted to treat abuse disorders, even when a patient has a co-occurring behavioral health diagnosis, was rescinded late last week.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.
December 9, 2016
by Jack Kramer | December 9, 2016 12:00pm
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network says a new report from the U.S. Surgeon General on the growing popularity of electronic cigarettes among the nation’s youth is a “call to action to take precautionary measures.”
December 6, 2016
by Christine Stuart | December 6, 2016 4:16pm
After asking a Christian organization that’s against LGBTQ rights for more information about how it conforms with Connecticut’s nondiscrimination clause to qualify for state employee payroll deductions, state Comptroller Kevin Lembo became the group’s newest target.
by Christine Stuart | December 6, 2016 3:16pm
Families whose children have intellectual or developmental disabilities gathered Tuesday at the Legislative Office Building with a variety of messages for the state Department of Developmental Services.
by Cara Rosner | December 6, 2016 5:30am
A program intended to make it easier for Connecticut residents to recycle old mattresses diverted 150,000 mattresses from landfills in its first year, according to the nonprofit running it.
December 1, 2016
by Christine Stuart | December 1, 2016 10:34am