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Fiscal issues in forefront as Malloy, legislators start new terms

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is to focus on how to modernize the state’s aging web of highways, bridges and railroads in a State of the State Address as he begins his second term today, but he and the General Assembly will be facing significant fiscal challenges in 2015. An overview of the key issues confronting the 2015 legislative session. Continue Reading →

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Tenet ends bid to acquire five Connecticut hospitals

Tenet Healthcare Corporation notified state regulators Thursday it was withdrawing its applications to buy five hospitals in Connecticut, ending a two-year effort by a major for-profit hospital chain to enter the volatile Connecticut market. Continue Reading →

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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. Continue Reading →

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For-profit hospital deal gets done. Then, doubts behind the scenes

In crafting a last-minute compromise clearing the way for four Connecticut hospitals to be acquired by a for-profit company, lawmakers accomplished something many doubted would be possible. But for some legislators key to the deal, any sense of celebration was short-lived because of questions about whether a major player was backing out. Continue Reading →

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Democrats want more oversight on hospital ownership changes

The future of Bristol Hospital is as part of a large network, CEO Kurt Barwis believes. But that vision of the hospital’s future relies in part on the legislature: With the strong encouragement of organized labor, legislators will make expanding the regulatory oversight needed for changes in hospital ownership a top priority this year. Continue Reading →

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