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January 29, 2015

Lawmakers Seek To Repeal Sales Tax On Diapers

by Cara Rosner | January 29, 2015 5:30am

Cara Rosner photo Two Democratic lawmakers have introduced legislation seeking to exempt baby diapers from state sales tax.

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January 15, 2015

Waterbury Hospital Begins Layoffs

by Christine Stuart | January 15, 2015 4:37pm

Courtesy of Waterbury Hospital Waterbury Hospital announced Thursday that it would seek to stabilize its financial condition by eliminating 80 full-time equivalent positions.

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January 13, 2015

Malloy Reaches Out To For-Profit Hospital Chain

by Christine Stuart | January 13, 2015 5:30am

Courtesy of Waterbury Hospital In December, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy had little hope that a private hospital chain would come back to the table to buy five Connecticut hospitals, but on Monday he extended an invitation to the CEO of the Texas-based chain to sit down with his chief of staff.

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December 24, 2014

Malloy Doubts For-Profit Hospital Chain Will Be Back

by Christine Stuart | December 24, 2014 12:30pm

Courtesy of Waterbury Hospital Gov. Dannel P. Malloy expressed doubt this week that Tenet, the Texas-based for-profit hospital chain that had planned to purchase up to four struggling hospitals in the state, would be coming back to the table.

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December 19, 2014

OP-ED | Collapse Of The Tenet Deal An Ominous Sign

by Terry Cowgill | December 19, 2014 5:30am

The apparent collapse of a deal allowing a for-profit company to buy five hospitals in Connecticut could deal a devastating blow to the patients who depend on those facilities — and to the healthcare access of hundreds of thousands across the state.

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December 11, 2014

Tenet Withdraws Plans To Purchase Connecticut Hospitals

by Christine Stuart | December 11, 2014 5:50pm

Corutesy of Waterbury Hospital (Updated 8:55 p.m.) More than a week after regulators gave the thumbs up to Texas-based Tenet Corporation’s takeover of Waterbury Hospital, the private hospital chain announced it was abandoning plans to purchase Waterbury and four other Connecticut hospitals.

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December 2, 2014

Jepsen, Regulators Give Thumbs Up To Waterbury Hospital Takeover

by Christine Stuart | December 2, 2014 5:30am

Courtesy of Waterbury Hospital (Updated 8:24 a.m.) Attorney General George Jepsen and the Office of Health Care Access gave their blessing Monday to an agreement that allows a Dallas-based, for-profit hospital chain to take over the nonprofit Waterbury Hospital.

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November 2, 2014

Former Republican Gov. of Puerto Rico Tells Latino Voters To ‘Break The Shackles’

by Christine Stuart | November 2, 2014 4:29am

Christine Stuart photo Former Puerto Rico Gov. Luis Fortuño told a crowd gathered at Tequilas restaurant in Waterbury Saturday to “break the shackles” of one party rule.

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October 27, 2014

ANALYSIS | Moderate Esty Appeals To Liberals, Or Liberal Esty Appeals To Moderates?

by Matt DeRienzo | October 27, 2014 6:30am


On a recent day on the campaign trail, 5th District Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty sat down with the board of the Waterbury Chamber of Commerce. She talked about helping businesspeople work through some federal regulations that could be eased for them.

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October 24, 2014

Unions Continue To Express Concerns Over Hospital Conversions

by Cara Rosner | October 24, 2014 11:49am

New Haven Register file photo 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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