Former Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman will swap jobs with Nancy DiNardo, a former state chair and current member of the DNC.
Connecticut, other states talk about delaying ‘Acela primary’
The “Acela” presidential primary may not run on time in Connecticut.
CT Democrats likely to be ‘players’ in party’s presidential primary contest
The sheer number of Democrats running to unseat Trump means Connecticut is likely to help define a front-runner in what is expected to be a long and hard-fought contest.
CT municipal elections turned on scandals, local issues
Unlike others who went to the polls across the nation, Connecticut voters did not send a clear message in Tuesday’s municipal elections.
Twenty-five primaries today, with focus on New Haven
Primaries in three of Connecticut’s four largest cities today are reminders that even mayors who become figures in statewide politics are not immune to local challenges.
A kiss, some kind words — and a dismissal of a Democratic chair
Gov.-elect Ned Lamont and Democratic State Chairman Nick Balletto introduced Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman on Thursday as Balletto’s successor, bringing an upbeat conclusion to a drama that threatened to distract from Democrats’ campaign victories and paint Lamont as politically inept as he prepares he takes office next month.
Lamont’s curveball: Nancy Wyman as Democratic chair
Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, who is leaving office next month as one of the most popular figures in Democratic politics, emerged Wednesday night as Gov.-elect Ned Lamont’s unifying, if surprising, choice to succeed Nick Balletto as chair of the Connecticut Democratic Party.
Tax bill eliminates health insurance mandate, but CT may impose its own
WASHINGTON – As Congress is about to vote on a tax overhaul that will gut the Affordable Care Act’s mandate that most Americans have health insurance, a number of states, including Connecticut, may consider a state-based penalty to encourage people to obtain coverage.
GOP quick to define a reticent Wyman as Malloy’s ‘enabler’
Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman passed on trying to spin reporters Monday night after her tie-breaking vote in the Senate to ratify a state-employees concessions deal that Republicans are certain to exploit as a wedge issue in the 2018 campaigns for governor and General Assembly. The GOP was quick to tag her as “Dan Malloy’s chief enabler,” a taste of what Wyman can expect if she runs.
CT Obamacare exchange enrollment down 3.9 percent
The open enrollment period for Connecticut’s health insurance exchange ended with 111,524 people signed up for private health plans – approximately 4,500 fewer than last year.
Brinksmanship at State Capitol over pension deal
Republicans tried Wednesday to scuttle a deal Gov. Dannel P. Malloy struck with state employee unions to avoid spiking pension costs. But the House voted 76 to 72 to ratify the deal, while the Senate followed suit in more dramatic fashion with a tie-breaking vote by Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman.
5 health care stories to watch in the 2017 legislative session
From an ailing state budget to potential changes in the way the state oversees what services hospitals deliver, state lawmakers will be dealing with a variety of health-related issues during the upcoming legislative session. Here are five to keep an eye on.
With Obamacare’s future in doubt, officials urge people to keep signing up
Come January, the nation will have a president and Congress that have pledged repeatedly to repeal Obamacare. But in the meantime, there’s a sign-up period going on for people to buy coverage through the insurance exchanges created by the health law. So what happens now?
ConnectiCare could become third insurer to exit exchange today
It has been a tumultuous year for Connecticut’s state health insurance exchange, but the latest – and most significant – blow could come Monday if its largest insurer decides not to offer plans next year.
Democrats cheer Bernie, then nominate Hillary in a historic vote
PHILADELPHIA — After 24 hours of disruption and anxious appeals for unity, Democrats nominated Hillary Clinton for president Tuesday, making the former first lady, New York senator and secretary of state the first woman to win a major party’s presidential nomination.