A white suburban police officer’s questioning of ESPN analyst Douglas Glanville for what was quickly and memorably labeled as “shoveling while black” in his Hartford driveway led the Connecticut House to a pass a bill Tuesday barring police from crossing city lines to enforce local ordinances.
The special sign-up period was intended for people who didn’t have coverage this year and paid a penalty on their taxes for not having coverage last year either.
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The embattled leader of Connecticut State Colleges & Universities wrote Tuesday morning that he is slowing implementation of a controversial plan for the 17-school system’s future and will leave planning for it to individual school presidents.
Hoping to rally public opposition to $2.4 billion in new proposed tax revenues for the next two fiscal years, Republican state legislators will conduct a public hearing next week that GOP leaders hope will exert enough public pressure to do what their votes alone cannot – block most, if not all, of these proposed increases.
Waterbury Hospital has plans to be acquired by a private Los Angeles-based health care company, the latest move in the hospital’s quest for long-term stability.
Experts say exposure to trauma and significant stress early in life can have profound effects on children’s development. Those running Connecticut’s Medicaid program see the impact in another way too. “We pay for a lot of medical and behavioral health services, and chances are many of those are as a result of children and/or adults who have experienced childhood trauma,” William Halsey, a state social services official, said Monday.
WASHINGTON – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and other elected officials lobbied the Obama administration for a provision in the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact that would protect pharmaceutical companies making some of the most cutting-edge and expensive drugs against competitors who want to make cheaper, generic versions of those medicines.