July 25, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 25, 2014 5:30am
Following the Newtown shootings, the General Assembly told Department of Children and Families Commissioner Joette Katz in 2013 to come up with plan to eliminate barriers to mental and behavioral health services for all children, regardless of whether they’re under DCF care. But a group of mothers on Thursday expressed concern that Katz may be ignoring their kids.
by Terry D. Cowgill | July 25, 2014 5:30am
Few things are certain in life, or so the saying goes, beyond death and taxes. But I’ve found another truism you can take to the bank. The office of the lieutenant governor should be dismantled, abolished, and dispatched by voters to where it belongs: in the dustbin of Connecticut’s sordid political history.
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July 24, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 24, 2014 5:30am
July 23, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 23, 2014 4:19pm
A task force that was created to determine an acceptable level cadmium in children’s jewelry got off to a rocky start Wednesday when the decision to appoint two jewelry industry experts was questioned by Rep. Diana Urban.
by Bill Finch | July 23, 2014 8:38am
I’m a proud father of four kids. So when the doctor asks for our family medical history, why does the government keep that information locked away? I may be the mayor of our state’s largest city, but because of outdated laws, I’m just another adoptee who is treated as a second-class citizen.
July 22, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 22, 2014 3:00pm
Earlier this month, State Comptroller Kevin Lembo predicted the state would end the year with a $33.2 million surplus. But thanks to additional federal money, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has revised revenues upward by $63 million over last month’s forecast.
July 21, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 21, 2014 12:00pm
July 3, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 3, 2014 5:00pm
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx stopped in Connecticut for a few hours Thursday to solicit the help of state officials in encouraging Congress to shore up the U.S. Transportation Department’s Highway Trust Fund.
June 30, 2014
by Christine Stuart | June 30, 2014 5:30am
June 24, 2014
by Madeline Stocker | June 24, 2014 5:00pm
More than 600 people gathered Tuesday at the State Capitol for Connecticut’s first-ever French Canadian Day, a celebration of French-Canadian culture hosted by state Sen. Gary Lebeau and Rep. Russell Morin.