February 4, 2016
by Rowan Kane | February 4, 2016 3:30pm
The private nonprofit community that takes care of Connecticut’s neediest and disabled residents said Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget includes the “most devastating cuts we’ve ever seen.”
January 28, 2016
by Christine Stuart | January 28, 2016 3:03pm
December 22, 2015
by Christine Stuart | December 22, 2015 10:47am
The panel charged with investigating the untimely death of children found that the Department of Children and Families failed to intervene and make sure a mother was receiving services before the death of a 2-year-old child.
November 30, 2015
by Cara Rosner | November 30, 2015 5:30am
November 11, 2015
by Christine Stuart | November 11, 2015 5:29am
Low wage workers and labor advocates gathered at the Legislative Office Building Tuesday to tell their stories and celebrate their progress, including successful negotiations with two nursing home chains.
October 28, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | October 28, 2015 4:30am
The leading Democratic state representative on the legislature’s Human Services Committee on Tuesday reiterated a bipartisan commitment by lawmakers to restore some cuts Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made to social service programs to cover a state budget shortfall.
October 26, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | October 26, 2015 9:00am
With Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and legislative leaders poised for the year’s first serious, bipartisan budget conversation on the state’s core services and what it can afford to spend, the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women has released a report illustrating the importance of the social safety net on the ability of families to thrive in the state.
October 15, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | October 15, 2015 4:30am
A progressive advocacy group released a report Tuesday that said a $15 minimum wage isn’t sufficient in a state where adult employees need to make $19.03 per hour to cover basic needs.
October 9, 2015
by Christine Stuart | October 9, 2015 2:21pm
After significantly cutting hospital funding and making bold comments about hospital profits and hospital executive pay, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget office announced Friday that it would distribute $14.1 million to six small hospitals.
September 30, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | September 30, 2015 4:30am
A panel of experts in early childhood education — among them a renowned researcher, a public school administrator, an attorney, and a civil servant — converged Tuesday at the University of Connecticut Law School to shed light on a new state law to make sure the state’s youngest learners all have a seat at the table.