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July 31, 2015

OP-ED | Beware The Devil You Don’t Know

by Terry Cowgill | July 31, 2015 5:29am

In most places, the summers are slim pickins’ for state political junkies. And truth be told, except for the lively mayor’s race in Hartford, it’s pretty slow here in Connecticut as well — even with the party conventions, caucuses, and primaries.

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July 28, 2015

Bond Commission Starts Borrowing for Transportation Projects Without Constitutional Lock Box

by Christine Stuart | July 28, 2015 1:02pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy continues to support a constitutional “lock box” for transportation funding, but was unclear Tuesday if he will call lawmakers back into a special session this fall to approve it. 

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July 22, 2015

Study Shows Economic Recovery Is Leaving Low-Income Families Behind

by Elizabeth Regan | July 22, 2015 5:30am

CAHS Data released Tuesday by one of the nation’s leading children’s charities reveals that economic recovery is lagging among the lowest income families and, especially in Connecticut, has left behind a disproportionate number of minority children.

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May 5, 2015

Will The Third Time Be The Charm for Waterbury Hospital?

by Christine Stuart | May 5, 2015 2:27pm

Courtesy of Waterbury Hospital Prospect Medical Holdings is the third suitor to announce plans to acquire the financially strapped Waterbury Hospital.

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April 7, 2015

Report: Analysis Shows Racial Disparity in Traffic Stops by Several Connecticut Police Departments

by Elizabeth Regan | April 7, 2015 5:18pm

Elizabeth Regan Police departments in Groton, Granby, and Waterbury and state police troops in Tolland and Hartford are more likely to stop black and Hispanic drivers, according to a study conducted by the Institute for Municipal Regional Policy.

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February 4, 2015

Tenet Hospital Deal Dead Again

by Christine Stuart | February 4, 2015 4:31pm

Courtesy of Waterbury Hospital Any lingering hope that the state could reach some sort of deal with a Texas-based for-profit hospital chain was dashed Wednesday when Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Tenet President and CEO Trevor Fetter announced discussions had ended.

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January 29, 2015

Lawmakers Seek To Repeal Sales Tax On Diapers

by Cara Rosner | January 29, 2015 6:30am

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 5:37pm

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 6:30am

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 1:30pm

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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