by Cara Rosner | October 24, 2014 12:49pm
A senior official at the Dallas-based corporation trying to buy community hospitals in Bristol, Vernon, Manchester and Waterbury says privatizing them is the best way to keep them viable, but employee representatives have major concerns about the potential buyouts.
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by Kristi Allen | October 15, 2014 3:21pm
Republican legislators called Wednesday for a public hearing on Connecticut’s plans to respond to a potential Ebola outbreak, while state officials stressed that health services were prepared to deal with any cases that might arise.
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by Christine Stuart | October 13, 2014 12:24pm
State officials are seeking public comment regarding the feasibility of a state-sponsored retirement plan for all private sector employees.
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by Cara Rosner | October 10, 2014 12:00pm
Two new state laws have significantly increased the fines that individuals and companies face if they send consumers unsolicited text messages or bother them with “robocalls.”
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by Hugh McQuaid | October 9, 2014 11:54am
Sick of playing defense against efforts to erode the state Freedom of Information Act, an open government advocacy group has begun asking candidates to sign a pledge to support the public document disclosure law.
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by Christine Stuart | October 1, 2014 3:50pm
A lifestyle coffee company was one of 20 companies Wednesday to switch their corporate structure over to a Benefit Corporation.
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by Hugh McQuaid | October 1, 2014 10:30am
Several new laws take effect today including new regulations on pet stores and the sale of electronic cigarettes, as well as a law cracking down on domestic violence.
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by Hugh McQuaid | September 29, 2014 4:34pm
The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities released a report Monday calling on state policymakers to relieve local governments of the more than 1,200 mandates they say the state imposes on towns.
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by Cara Rosner | September 26, 2014 12:00pm
A panel tasked with analyzing Connecticut’s tax structure and suggesting policy options to “modernize” it will meet for the first time on Monday.
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by Staff Report | September 22, 2014 2:08pm
The Program Review and Investigations Committee will hold a public hearing Wednesday on the availability of transitional services for young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
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