by Jack Kramer | Sep 24, 2018 2:31pm
Posted to: Courts | Election 2018 | Juvenile Justice | Legal | Public Safety
HARTFORD, CT—Gov. Dannel P. Malloy trumpeted statistics that show crime trends continue to decrease in Connecticut while criticizing candidates for office who he said are misleading the public by stating the state is not safer than its been in decades.
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by Ken Krayeske | Sep 18, 2018 2:13pm
Posted to: Analysis | Education | Legal | Opinion | Sports | State Budget
A fairy-tale ending in the feud between UConn and former men’s basketball head coach Kevin Ollie would pay Ollie between half of the $10 million contract he is owed and use the remaining $5 million to seed the Kevin Ollie Academy, a new elementary school in Hartford.
Continue reading "OP-ED | For UConn And Coach Ollie, Now’s The Time To Settle, Save Face, And Move On" »
by Christine Stuart | Sep 12, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Consumer Protection | Health Care | Insurance | Legal | State Budget
HARTFORD, CT — Three years ago, when state Comptroller Kevin Lembo saw the cost of compound pharmaceuticals skyrocketing, he alerted Attorney General George Jepsen whose office filed a lawsuit Tuesday against a former Correction officer, his ex-wife, 11 other state employees, and a Florida-based company at the center of an alleged pyramid scheme.
Continue reading "Attorney General: State Employees Took $10.9M In Taxpayer Money In Drug Kickback Scheme" »
by Christopher Peak | Sep 11, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Education | Equality | Town News | New Haven | Legal | Education Cost Sharing
NEW HAVEN, CT — Libertarian lawyers have resumed their search for parents upset by the closure of one magnet high school in New Haven — in order to file a suit that could bring down the entire magnet program statewide.
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by Christine Stuart | Sep 6, 2018 11:08am
Posted to: Business | Health Care | Insurance | Legal
HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut Insurance Department regulators will get a chance to weigh in next month on CVS Health’s intention to acquire Hartford-based Aetna for $70 billion.
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by Peter Urban | Sep 4, 2018 4:40pm
Posted to: Congress | DC News Junkie | Legal | White House
WASHINGTON – A Senate confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh got off to a raucous start on Tuesday as Democrats sought to halt the proceeding until it receives additional documents about his time as a legal adviser to former President George W. Bush.
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by Thomas Breen | Aug 8, 2018 9:25am
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Courts | Election 2018 | Legal | Public Health | Public Safety | New Haven
A passionate debate for the support of the Democratic Party base got into the weeds Tuesday night — or, more specifically, into weed.
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by Peter Urban | Jul 27, 2018 11:00am
Posted to: Congress | DC News Junkie | Election 2016 | Law Enforcement | Legal | White House
U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, D-4th, this week slammed members of the conservative Freedom Caucus for introducing a resolution to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein.
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by Christine Stuart | Jul 23, 2018 2:00pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Immigration | Law Enforcement | Legal | Privacy | Transportation
HARTFORD, CT — The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut wants to make sure that data gathered by any future electronic tolling system on state highways isn’t sold or used by the government to track down undocumented immigrants.
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by Christine Stuart | Jul 13, 2018 1:58pm
Posted to: Equality | Health Care | Labor | Legal | Public Health | Elderly Care | Poverty | State Capitol
HARTFORD, CT — The Department of Social Services average wait time for its call center improved slightly in June to 85 minutes, at the same time as the call abandonment rate increased from 57 to 58 percent.
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