Access Health CT, the state’s health insurance exchange, has processed 753 applications for coverage since opening Tuesday, including 153 on Thursday. On its third day in operation, the exchange reported receiving 11,058 website visitors and 1,033 calls as of 4 p.m. Since Tuesday morning, Access Health counted 82,939 website visitors and 5,094 phone calls.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy delivered an address over breakfast at the 2013 Business Opportunity Expo at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, saying that his main focus for the state’s economy was to deliver “not words but actions.” He told the diverse crowd of entrepreneurs, “For a long time, we sat back and said, ‘As […]
Brett Calash, whose family lost its home in Milford in Hurricane Sandy last year, will likely graduate from the University of Connecticut with nearly $50,000 in student loans. “A lot of things I am going to want to do will have to be put on hold,” the economics and political science major said Thursday, the […]
Washington — The female driver whom police fatally shot after a high-speed chase on Capitol Hill Thursday afternoon has been identified as Miriam Carey, 34, of Stamford. The shooting happened on Capitol Hill a little after 2 p.m. after Carey’s car, a black sedan with Connecticut license plates, breached a security barrier near the White […]
The federal government shutdown could sorely test the state’s checkbook, particularly when it comes to social service and health care programs, according to contingency plans state departments have filed. Nonpartisan state analysts identified about 30 percent of the federal funding Connecticut normally receives that likely would be interrupted. In some cases that’s because a particular […]
Washington – Plans to build a new national park on the site of Samuel Colt’s factory and home in Hartford were considered during a congressional hearing Thursday, but the event was as much a platform for Republicans to complain about the shutting of federal parks as an opportunity to move legislation forward. That didn’t seem to […]
Despite the federal government shutdown, Connecticut veterans will still get their checks, poor women will still get their WIC payments and most preschoolers will still get to go to Headstart — at least for now. Connecticut leaders of several federally funded programs said they have been inundated with phone calls all week from veterans and […]
The following are reports from washingtonpost.com, and confirmed by Mirror Washington reporter Ana Radelat: The House and the Senate have both been recessed until further notice: 2:48 pm Capitol Police tell staff to seek shelter The U.S. Capitol Police sent out this message a short time ago: SHELTER IN PLACE. Gunshots have been reported […]