by Susan Bigelow | Jan 29, 2019 6:00am
Posted to: Election Policy | Opinion | Nonprofits | Poverty | State Capitol | Vernon
The third week of the session has begun, so it’s a good time to see what sorts of things your representatives in Hartford are proposing. For simplicity’s sake, I’ve divided these bills into three categories: good, bad, and … weird.
Let’s dive right in!
Continue reading "OP-ED | Bills Raised for the 2019 Session: The Good, The Bad, and the Weird" »
by Jack Kramer | Apr 13, 2017 5:30am
Posted to: Business | Consumer Protection | Economic Development | The Economy | Jobs | Law Enforcement | Manufacturing | South Windsor | Vernon
HARTFORD, CT — The indictment of a former Vernon man charged with scheming to secure funding for a fake pocket pita company may give new momentum to legislation that would toughen oversight of state tax credits and economic incentives.
Continue reading "Indictment Alleging Fraud By Phony Pita Company May Fuel Lembo’s Bill" »
by Cara Rosner | Aug 3, 2016 5:30am
Posted to: Health Care | Mental Health Care | Insurance | Jobs | Labor | Vernon
Eastern Connecticut Hospital Network has partnered with a Massachusetts psychiatric hospital to open an inpatient clinic at Rockville General Hospital devoted solely to treating eating disorders.
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by Terry Cowgill | Dec 19, 2014 6:30am
Posted to: Business | Health Care | Opinion | Health Care Opinion | Nonprofits | Bristol | Manchester | Sharon | Vernon | Waterbury
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.
Continue reading "OP-ED | Collapse Of The Tenet Deal An Ominous Sign" »
by Cara Rosner | Oct 24, 2014 12:49pm
Posted to: Health Care | Labor | State Capitol | Bristol | Manchester | Vernon | Waterbury
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 Christine Stuart | Dec 4, 2013 6:30am
Posted to: Town News | Bristol | Manchester | Vernon | Waterbury | Health Care | Jobs | Labor | Pensions
Tempers flared at the end of the this year’s legislative session over a bill that would have made it easier for a private, for-profit hospital company to purchase physician practices from a nonprofit hospital that it planned to take over.
Continue reading "Committee Hears Pros & Cons of For-Profit vs. Nonprofit Hospitals" »
by Christine Stuart | Nov 7, 2011 5:02pm
Posted to: Election 2011 | Energy | Town News | Avon | Bloomfield | Farmington | Newington | Plymouth | Simsbury | Somers | South Windsor | Stafford | Vernon
(Updated 10:10 p.m.) Of the 11 towns hardest hit by the October Nor‘Easter all but one of them are planning to go forward with Tuesday‘s municipal Election, while 10 of them will be moving or consolidating their polling locations.
Continue reading "10 Towns Consolidate, Move Polling Locations" »