April 25, 2017
by Jack Kramer | April 25, 2017 2:16pm
HARTFORD, CT — The state’s largest organization of local leaders came out in support of a plan Wednesday to raise the state’s sales tax rate from 6.35 percent to 6.99 percent as long as the increased hundreds of millions generated would be sent back to the municipalities.
April 6, 2017
by Jack Kramer | April 6, 2017 11:30am
HARTFORD, CT — Advocates for Connecticut’s forests and parks joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers Wednesday to support a constitutional amendment to protect state lands from being sold or given away without public input.
by Christine Stuart | April 6, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut hospital executives and caregivers made what seems to have become an annual pilgrimage to the state Capitol Wednesday to oppose the state’s proposed reimbursement structure and a potential new property tax on state hospitals.
March 23, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 23, 2017 4:25pm
March 16, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 16, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT — Five years after filing a federal lawsuit against the state to force it to issue food stamps in a timely manner, legal aid attorneys said they’ve reached a settlement.
March 14, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 14, 2017 2:54pm
January 31, 2017
by Christine Stuart | January 31, 2017 4:05pm
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 6:00pm
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 5:00pm
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 2:31pm
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.