Connecticut stands to see its Medicaid patient caseload surge starting in 2014 as national health care legislation opens the door to as many as 150,000 new patients over a six-year period, according to a new study.
The lagging achievement of low-income and minority students in Connecticut’s cities remains a daunting problem, but that did not dampen the mood Thursday at a press conference announcing the latest test results in Hartford. For the third year in a row, the city’s public schools – made up mainly of black and Hispanic children from […]
Oz Griebel was frustrated. He saw the latest gubernatorial debate as another futile exercise, illuminating little about the abilities of the candidates to lead Connecticut. “To me, it’s how does a person think?” Griebel said. “What are their experiences? How do they react in difficult situations? How do they react in emotional situations?” None of […]
Democrat Richard Blumenthal has a 17-percentage point lead over Republican Linda McMahon in the Senate race, but the GOP front-runner is slowly narrowing the margin, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. In a separate survey of likely Republican primary voters, McMahon is leading the race for the GOP nomination with 52 percent, compared […]
President Barack Obama gets his lowest approval rating in Connecticut in a Quinnipiac University poll released today. The performance of the Democratic president, who carried Connecticut in 2008, is approved by 50 percent of voters and disapproved by 44 percent. A month ago, the split was 53 percent to 42 percent. Gov. M. Jodi Rell […]