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July 15, 2016

Advocates Call For Change To School Funding Formula As Historic Lawsuit Comes To A Close

by Cara Rosner | July 15, 2016 5:30am

shutterstock The state would have a more accurate sense of how many low-income students attend Connecticut public schools if it changed how those students are identified and counted, according to a recent report.

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July 13, 2016

Top Malloy Employee Named President and CEO of Nonprofit Association

by Christine Stuart | July 13, 2016 2:36pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo Connecticut’s largest private nonprofit association named a top employee in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration as its first president and CEO.

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July 11, 2016

Acute Drug Shortages Forcing Workarounds In Hospitals

by Cara Rosner | July 11, 2016 10:30am

shutterstock In hospitals across Connecticut and nationwide, workarounds to compensate for medication shortages are daily routines for treating patients - and health experts say it’s not about to change any time soon.

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June 23, 2016

Report: Connecticut Ranks 5th Best Place For Children

by Cara Rosner | June 23, 2016 2:00pm

Courtesy of the Annie Casey Foundation Connecticut ranks as the fifth best state in the country for children, though racial disparities persist in the state, according to an annual report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

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May 31, 2016

Former Group Home Operator Agrees To Pay $1.5M Settlement

by Max Moran | May 31, 2016 11:46am

A company which provided housing and assistance to intellectually disabled youth in Connecticut through 2014 will pay a $1.5 million settlement to the state and federal government over alleged Medicaid fraud.

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May 4, 2016

Yale Tax Bill Scrapped; Study Next

by Jack Kramer | May 4, 2016 8:24pm

shutterstock Attempts to update legislation that some felt would lead to increasing taxation of properties owned in New Haven by Yale University have been shelved — for now.

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April 26, 2016

White House Advisor Urges Passage of Bill To Combat Domestic Violence

by Christine Stuart | April 26, 2016 6:12pm

Christine Stuart file photo A senior advisor to President Barack Obama called House Speaker Brendan Sharkey on Tuesday to urge him to call a bill that would require individuals who are the subject of temporary restraining orders to give up their firearms.

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April 20, 2016

Senate Sends Bill To Give Dreamers Access To Financial Aid To House

by Christine Stuart | April 20, 2016 11:10pm

Christine Stuart file photo Connecticut Dreamers cheered Senate approval Wednesday of a bill that gives them access to financial aid at public colleges and universities.

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April 12, 2016

Legislators Agree To Outsource Some DSS Case Management Services

by Christine Stuart | April 12, 2016 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo Two legislative committees agreed Monday to allow the Department of Social Services to outsource case management work for about 500 people with acquired brain injuries, after defeating a similar proposal about four months ago.

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March 29, 2016

CT-N Among Casualties of Bipartisan Budget Deal

by Jack Kramer | March 29, 2016 10:47pm

Steve Majerus-Collins/CTNJ file photo One of the victims of the General Assembly’s $220 million budget mitigation plan included a reduction in funding for the television network that covers state government.

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