The ‘major policy change’ could provide the broadest increases to Medicaid rates for physician services in nearly two decades.
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Wife of ex-lawmaker Michael DiMassa sentenced to 6 months
Lauren DiMassa was sentenced to six months in prison for conspiracy despite the fact that she is 23 weeks pregnant.
Stone Academy students left in limbo as they await audit
Hundreds of nursing students will have to wait several months to see if they can continue their programs after a CT school shut its doors.
Legislators trying to salvage endangered Lamont recycling plan
A plan to overhaul CT’s waste-disposal and recycling system is being scaled back amid opposition from the industry and some municipalities.
Legislators wary of extending CT income tax cut to the richest
The Lamont administration’s plan to cut CT income taxes is still alive, but both Republican and Democratic lawmakers fear going too far.
New Haven police chief: Fire officers in Randy Cox incident
Four officers face possible termination after Randy Cox was paralyzed in a police van. Hearings on their status could occur by late April.
Lamont’s waste-disposal overhaul plan about to get its first test vote
The story of CT companies converting food waste to other products is central to Lamont’s advocacy for a waste-disposal and recycling bill.
CT’s aging population is growing, but support systems are struggling
Connecticut ranks 4th-highest in the nation in 85 and older population. The state’s network of support systems for seniors is struggling.
Rep. Robin Comey charged with DUI after crash near Capitol
Rep. Robin Comey, D-Branford, was suspended from her legislative duties Friday after flipping her car near the Capitol Thursday night.
CT lawmakers aim to help formerly incarcerated get IDs, fresh start
Some people are leaving prison without proper identification, which makes opening a bank account and applying for jobs an uphill battle.
Report: Taxing the rich won’t make them leave CT
A Better Connecticut Institute, a progressive policy group, released an analysis showing tax policy has little impact on household migration.
Could CT end routine strip searches in prisons? Debate heats up
Some people condemned strip searches as an unfair exertion of power, while correction officers called it a resource for deterring violence.
CT comptroller seeks solutions to municipal pension fund crisis
The surging costs of the CT Municipal Employees Retirement System are pressuring towns, and the comptroller wants to preserve the program.
CT could loosen qualifications to run for Attorney General
The rule that a lawyer have 10 years of “active practice” in CT to run for attorney general would change to six years under a new bill.
AG Tong: Plaintiffs have standing in Hartford HealthCare antitrust case
CT Attorney General William Tong filed an amicus brief in the proposed class-action lawsuit against Hartford HealthCare.