The decision to discontinue testing comes on the heels of criticism over investments made by Annie Lamont’s venture capital firm.
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Sema4 was a hot CT startup. Then came COVID, state contracts — and a boost from Annie Lamont’s firm
Oak HC/FT invested in Sema4 two months after the Lamont administration signed a $17.2 million contract with Sema4.
Griffin Health was paid more to conduct COVID tests in nursing homes than any other hospital. It’s not clear why.
Griffin Health was paid a higher rate per COVID test than any other hospital that tested in nursing homes.
CT lawmakers call on state to forgive unemployment overpayments for thousands
The lawmakers say the burden of correcting the overpayments shouldn’t be on people who filed their applications in good faith.
State to thousands who got unemployment money: Give it back
State officials have issued thousands of letters instructing some people to repay unemployment benefits they received during the pandemic.
Escapes from Afghanistan, coordinated from a home office in Connecticut
An ‘ops center’ for rescues in Kabul was a study in Connecticut across from the bedroom of 7-year-old twin girls.
With solitary confinement bill vetoed, hopes dashed for return of ombudsman
Connecticut had a prison ombudsman for 37 years. The PROTECT Act would have staffed the office. Then Lamont vetoed it.
In-cell shackling has continued after a supermax prison closed, but the DOC promises changes
The commissioner of Connecticut’s prison system says he wants to “significantly reduce the use of in-cell restraints.”
Accused sex offender to return to CT to face charges in nursing home assault
Miguel Lopez will face charges in a case that focused attention on a loophole in Connecticut’s sex offender registry laws.
No children allowed. Are wealthy CT towns building elderly housing to keep out poor families?
Advocates say some towns, like Branford, favor elderly complexes as a way to prevent construction of affordable housing for families.
Republican Senator laments not being able to close sex offender registry loophole
The loophole allowed an out-of-state registered sex offender to be transferred to Connecticut with no notification to state officials.
This undocumented immigrant has been stuck in the hospital for six months. And she’s not alone.
Without dialysis, Maria would have days to live. But because of Medicaid restrictions, she has to stay in the hospital.
A convicted rapist was accused of sex assault at an East Windsor nursing home. Police had no idea he was there.
Nursing homes in Connecticut do not have to tell police when they admit a registered sex offender from another state.
‘There’s a dividing line’ — Vaccination rates trace socioeconomic boundaries in CT
Public health officials are struggling to get vaccines across socioeconomic dividing lines in urban areas across the state.
CT’s ‘yellow van’ vaccination clinics are giving half as many doses as a month ago
“Whatever [the strategic plan] is, it’s not working,” said one pastor.