Connecticut residents trying to sign up for subsidized health care coverage through Access Health CT, the state’s health insurance exchange, were unable to complete the process because of an outage involving the federal system used to verify applicant information, Access Health announced Sunday afternoon.
A problem that stopped application activity in state health insurance exchanges Sunday has been resolved, according to Access Health CT, the state’s exchange. That means that people can apply for coverage made available as part of the health law commonly known as Obamacare.
As the first anniversary of super storm Sandy’s run through Connecticut arrives Tuesday, the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that Connecticut is eligible for $65 million more in block grants to help recovery from the devastating storm.
Emboldened by looser campaign-finance rules and a rainmaking governor, the Connecticut Democratic Party is raising money nearly three times faster for the 2014 election than it did four years ago in preparation for 2010. At the same time, Republican fundraising is stagnant.
Updated: 12:53 p.m. Bridgeport — The presidents of Consolidated Edison and Metro-North took turns at a congressional field hearing Monday expressing regret and dodging blame for the power outage that disrupted the nation’s busiest rail corridor for 12 days, inconveniencing more than 100,000 commuters and costing the Connecticut economy an estimated $62 million. Craig Ivey, […]