Lamont has sided with the rich on taxes and the working poor on the minimum wage. This has left his friends in progressive politics to wonder at times what values lay at his core.
CT approval of Aetna-Humana merger draws fire
Updated at 5:30 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Opponents of the proposed Aetna-Humana merger on Thursday blasted the state insurance department for approving the deal, saying it was “rubber stamped” without public input, and asked the department to reopen the case.
Malloy says there is ‘consensus’ on tax hike rollbacks
One day after House Democratic leaders said they had just began to discuss Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s last-minute budget proposals, the governor declared Wednesday there already is a “consensus” agreement to roll back two controversial tax hikes.
Waterbury says regulators endanger hospital deals
Waterbury’s mayor and the state’s hospital industry say that Connecticut regulators are jeopardizing plans by a national for-profit hospital chain to buy the city’s two struggling hospitals and others in Bristol, Manchester and Vernon.
Op-ed: Raising the minimum wage: A good start, but not enough
Too much of our debate is around how expensive public assistance programs are rather than about how large corporations make huge profits by paying such low wages.