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When it comes to mental health services on CT college campuses, "There's a very large discrepancy between the haves and the have-nots."
The move to expand PTSD benefits comes just one year after lawmakers reached a landmark compromise to cover police and firefighters.
Frustration with Gov. Ned Lamont, who won't give struggling nonprofits money from the state $2.5 billion reserve, surged after he urged them to ask more from wealthy donors.
A lawyer for the plaintiffs is optimistic because the agency has made progress in its hiring and caseload goals.
Although the effort to ban plastic straws in restaurants statewide ultimately failed, no one in the disabled community is feeling much relief.
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.
Bait-and-switch is bad enough, but in the case of truck-only tolling, Gov. Ned Lamont isn’t even pretending: he’s telling us right out that he plans to make the switch. Shame on us if we fall for this scam.
Gov. Ned Lamont has announced that he would like a special session of the Connecticut General Assembly convened before Christmas. Two of the issues he would like the legislature to tackle during the special session are to establish a reliable long-term revenue stream needed to secure low-interest federal borrowing for transportation projects and the annual bond package for construction projects.
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