Mental health experts question police PTSD compromise

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A compromise proposal that passed the Senate last week would extend workers' compensation benefits to police who experience mental health problems stemming from responding to a death caused by a person, but not those related to handling fatal car accidents. Mental health professionals say the distinction might make sense politically, but it makes little sense medically. Continue Reading →

What cuts loom at each CSCU campus?

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The state's community colleges and regional Connecticut state universities plan to shed dozens of teachers, tutors and other staff to close the $34.5 million deficit they are anticipating for the next fiscal year. "We will not be the same institutions this September that we were last September," says Connecticut State Colleges and Universities President Gregory Gray said. Find the planned cuts for each school. Continue Reading →