April 9, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 9, 2015 4:00pm
A Hartford daycare was the backdrop Thursday for a press conference on a union-backed bill that would fine large employers who pay their employees less than $15 an hour.
by Christine Stuart | April 9, 2015 12:00pm
Community providers, doctors, nursing homes, hospitals, unions, and autism advocates came to the state Capitol to beg lawmakers Wednesday not to approve $1.3 billion in spending cuts proposed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
March 24, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 24, 2015 5:30am
State lawmakers are considering a bill that would require hospital executives to disclose the “salary, severance, stock offering or any financial gain” of its officers, board members, and senior managers when a hospital changes hands.
March 23, 2015
by Shawn Lang | March 23, 2015 4:20pm
Between 2009 and 2014, there were more than 2,000 accidental and unintentional opioid involved deaths that occurred in 150 of Connecticut’s 169 cities and towns. Nationwide, 18- to 24-year-olds are more likely to die from drug overdoses, primarily from prescription pain relievers, than from motor vehicle accidents.
March 20, 2015
by Jennifer Jackson | March 20, 2015 10:20am
The proposed state budget currently under consideration by our legislature risks the high-quality care for patients that Connecticut’s hospitals provide — it would require painful cuts in healthcare services, including mental health, and in jobs.
March 16, 2015
by Christine Stuart | March 16, 2015 4:47pm
by Christine Stuart | March 16, 2015 3:54pm
Proponents of a controversial bill permitting doctors help terminally ill patients end their lives are hoping modifications to last year’s proposal, a change of venue, and national awareness of the issue will help get the bill passed.
March 12, 2015
by Mary E. O'Leary | March 12, 2015 11:30am
As the legislature looks to rein in medical expenses, state Senate leaders blamed hospital consolidations and the purchase of physician practices for ballooning costs and an increasing threat to physicians who may want to remain independent.
March 11, 2015
by Cara Rosner | March 11, 2015 12:00pm
Thousands of Connecticut residents, including many low-income individuals, won’t get the mental health services they need if a $25 million funding reduction remains in the proposed state budget, service providers say.
March 5, 2015
by Terry Cowgill | March 5, 2015 3:20pm
In the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre, we’ve endured a well-organized effort to roll back freedom of information laws. Now we are confronted with a nonprofit fundraising arm of a public university that insists it should be cloaked in secrecy, even as it bankrolls the salaries and activities of leading public officials.