Senate passes end-of-life planning bill

April 22, 2014 • 0
The Connecticut Senate passed a bill on Thursday that, with House approval, would create a system for terminally ill people to declare their wishes for end-of-life care.

CT demands Sandy relief funds

April 18, 2014 • 0
Connecticut is fighting for its share of Sandy relief funds for public transit.

Rowland indicted for corruption

April 17, 2014 • 0
A former Connecticut governor is currently under indictment by a federal jury, bringing the state’s anticorruption system into question.

Gubernatorial race rests on economy

April 11, 2014 • 0
As Gov. Dannel Malloy formally enters the fray as a candidate in this November’s gubernatorial race, both his supporters and detractors will attempt to use the state’s recent economic activity to measure his time in office.

Republicans call refund “political gimmick”

April 9, 2014 • 0
The legislature is considering a $55-per-person refund to taxpayers, a bill propelled by the Governor and questioned by voters.

CT residents rush for coverage

March 31, 2014 • 0
As the Monday deadline for enrolling in Connecticut’s new health care exchange approaches, many health care experts have judged the exchange to be one of the best run in the country.

Minimum wage increase passed

March 27, 2014 • 0
The CT Legislature approved the highest minimum wage of any state in the country on Wednesday evening, putting Gov. Dannel Malloy in the national spotlight.

Federal tribe recognition debated

March 6, 2014 • 0
Connecticut leaders, including Gov. Dannel Malloy, are opposing a federal proposal that would streamline the process of three American Indian tribes gaining federal recognition, citing economic consequences.

Legislature debates aid in dying

February 25, 2014 • 0
A bill under consideration by the Connecticut Legislature would allow doctors to prescribe lethal medications to terminally ill patients.

Murphy urges colleges to go smoke-free

February 14, 2014 • 0
Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy urged the state’s college presidents to ban smoking from campuses last week.

Malloy pushes universal pre-K

February 13, 2014 • 0
In his State of the State address last week, Gov. Dannel Malloy called for funding to implement a universal pre-kindergarten program in Connecticut.

Babysitter’s repeated abuse reportedly killed child

February 7, 2014 • 0
On Jan. 19, Athiyan Sivakumar died from a fractured skull at the Yale-New Haven Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department. His babysitter, who was watching him at the time, initially claimed the child had sustained the head wound from slipping on the floor. But following further investigation babysitter Kinjal Patel, 26, was arrested on manslaughter charges, according »