March 23, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 23, 2017 4:25pm
March 22, 2017
by Craig Glover and Ludwig Spinelli | March 22, 2017 5:30am
As the CEOs of two local Federally Qualified Health Centers, both of which have a mission of treating every patient who comes to us regardless of ability to pay, we have grave concerns regarding Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s plans to dramatically scale back coverage under the state’s HUSKY plan in this year’s budget proposal.
March 8, 2017
by Monisha Lee | March 8, 2017 11:00pm
As a mother, the thing that’s most important to me is giving my son Sa’Jai every possible opportunity to succeed. He’s only four years old right now, but it’s clear that the education he gets starting at this age will determine the path he takes for the rest of his life.
February 21, 2017
by Christine Stuart | February 21, 2017 5:36pm
A Senate bill to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022 failed on a split vote, but the House bill passed the Labor and Public Employees Committee by a slim one vote margin after an hour of debate.
by Cara Rosner | February 21, 2017 1:19pm
State officials are worried that a retirement savings plan created last year by the General Assembly — intended to help the roughly 600,000 residents who lack such a plan — will be in jeopardy if Congressional Republicans get their way.
February 16, 2017
by Christine Stuart | February 16, 2017 4:42pm
HARTFORD, CT—He wouldn’t handicap the chances of the General Assembly approving an increase in the minimum wage this year, but Senate President Martin Looney, D-New Haven, said he wouldn’t give up the fight because “it’s the right thing to do.”
February 10, 2017
by Christine Stuart | February 10, 2017 6:30am
There’s nearly $2 billion in federal funds at stake if the Republican Congress and President Donald Trump move forward with some of the health care changes they’re contemplating as replacements for Obamacare.
January 22, 2017
by Sal Luciano | January 22, 2017 11:00pm
January 12, 2017
by Jack Kramer | January 12, 2017 6:30am
HARTFORD, CT — Emphasizing that the sex industry — especially when it involves underage children — is a form of human trafficking, the Connecticut Trafficking in Persons Council (TIP) is making several legislative recommendations aimed at going after the buyers of sex.
December 16, 2016
by Barth Keck | December 16, 2016 11:00am
At last week’s meeting, state Board of Education member Malia Sieve not only expressed her displeasure with the latest national science test results; she also called out her fellow board members’ Pollyannaish reactions to those results.