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August 18, 2017

Malloy Adjusts His Executive Order, Cancels PILOT Payment & Zeroes Out ECS for 85 Towns

by Christine Stuart | August 18, 2017 1:15pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 2:30 p.m.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy would zero out education funding for 85 communities, reduce education funding for 54 communities, and the state’s 30 neediest communities would receive the same amount of education funding they did last year. That’s if the General Assembly is unable to pass a budget before October.

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August 3, 2017

Connecticut Gets Mixed Reviews For Cancer Prevention

by Jack Kramer | August 3, 2017 11:30am

HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut is getting mixed reviews when it comes to supporting policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer, according to a new report.

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August 2, 2017

Nonprofit Groups Try To Refocus Budget Negotiations

by Christine Stuart | August 2, 2017 5:30am

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — The consequences of not having a state budget have begun to take their toll on providers of mental health and substance abuse treatment, and organizations that service individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

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July 18, 2017

Disabled And Their Advocates Try To Break Budget Impasse

by Jack Kramer | July 18, 2017 3:27pm

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — People with disabilities and their advocates literally took over the state Capitol Tuesday imploring legislators to break their impasse and pass a budget that doesn’t cut programs that help those most in need.

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July 17, 2017

Malloy Says Lawmakers Need To ‘Check Their Egos At the Door’

by Christine Stuart | July 17, 2017 4:15pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said it’s time for lawmakers to check their partisanship and egos at the door and pass a temporary, 90-day budget as they work on a two-year spending plan.

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July 5, 2017

Connecticut Could See Competing Health Information Exchanges

by Cara Rosner | July 5, 2017 5:30am

megaflopp via shutterstock In an age when many patients receive medical care from multiple providers, it can be difficult for clinicians to safely and easily share relevant patient information — among themselves and with patients — in a timely manner.

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June 16, 2017

Nonprofit Community Says Budget Delay Will Hurt Connecticut Residents

by Christine Stuart | June 16, 2017 5:30am

Courtesy of the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut’s Community Nonprofit Alliance members, who provide services to some of the state’s neediest residents, are concerned about what happens with their contracts if legislative leaders and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy can’t approve a budget by the end of June.

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June 15, 2017

VIDEO: The Congressional Baseball Game for Charity

by The Hill | June 15, 2017 9:42pm

The Congressional Baseball Game for Charity Watch The Hill’s broadcast of this year’s Congressional Baseball Game for Charity in its entirety.

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Malloy Teams Up With Koch On Criminal Justice Reforms

by Christine Stuart | June 15, 2017 5:30am

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — The two might find themselves at odds on most issues, but on the issue of criminal justice reform Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Koch Industries are on the same page.

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June 14, 2017

Lembo, Senate Republicans Point Fingers Over Death of Charitable Giving Bill

by Christine Stuart | June 14, 2017 5:30am

Ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT —It was considered a small and necessary change to current statute by state Comptroller Kevin Lembo, but after he pointed to Senate Republicans as the reason the legislation died, the Republicans are pushing back

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