The General Assembly is convening a one-day special session next week to vote on a $1.8 billion settlement of a tax fight with the hospital industry and a revised version of a restaurant tip-credit bill vetoed in July.
Reps. Jim Himes and John Larson support a new trade deal that will replace NAFTA, but Rosa DeLauro, a key negotiator of the pact with the White House, is undecided about the agreement.
Reps. Rosa DeLauro and John Larson were the first Connecticut lawmakers to embrace the articles of impeachment unveiled by Democratic leaders Tuesday.
There are moments when Gov. Ned Lamont sounds like a bemused observer of politics, a stranger seeking his way in a strange land.
The Department of Correction and the governor’s office won’t say whether the state has implemented reforms in the wake of a 19-year-old giving birth in her prison cell.
Imagine that you are a nurse with less than two years’ experience. At this point in time, you are finally beginning to feel comfortable and confident in your job and responsibilities and that you aren’t a novice anymore. Over the next 12 hours, your patient is very busy because his blood pressure is swinging between high and low pressures as a result of his condition. You have called the physician multiple times and have been following orders to the letter. Meanwhile, your charge nurse is coming up to you every 30-45 minutes asking you: What is going on with your patient? Did you call the physician? What are you doing about this?
The effectiveness of our institutions of higher learning is closely correlated to the success of students. Historically, graduation rate has been a “go to” metric to capture both student success and institutional effectiveness, but in reality, relying only on a single measure of success fails to tell the whole story.