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CT bill would require that certain Medicaid enrollees work


A number of legislative Republicans are advocating a bill aimed at imposing work requirements for some Medicaid recipients while also doing away with exemptions from work requirements now allowed to...

Bronin pledges fiscal discipline, stable future for Hartford

Matt Pilon |

With half of his first term behind him, Hartford Mayor Luke on Monday recounted the Capital City's recent accomplishments and developments, from the opening of the new UConn campus to securing $5...

CT lobbies Washington on taxes, riverboats and radio towers

CT Mirror | Ana Radelat |

While President Donald Trump promised to “drain the swamp,” the lobbying business is thriving, with Connecticut-based companies, non-profits, cities and universities spending a total of...

DOL: CT private sector regains recessionary job losses

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut's private sector has officially re-recovered all of the nearly 112,000 jobs it lost during the 2008-2010 recession, the state Department of Labor said Friday.

Democrats challenged to prove they are electable

Mark Pazniokas | CT Mirror |

It was more a job interview, less a debate. Two skeptical Democrats poked and prodded seven Democratic gubernatorial contenders on stage at a regional forum Sunday that opened with a pointed question...

Slossberg won't run, putting another Democratic seat in play

Mark Pazniokas | CT Mirror |

Bitterly estranged from the Senate Democratic leadership on matters of policy and personality, Sen. Gayle S. Slossberg, D-Milford, confirmed Friday she would not seek an eighth term from a...

CT ponders an individual mandate — and two vastly different penalties


A legislative committee aired two bills Thursday that would establish a state individual health care mandate and push back on Congress’s recent repeal of the Obamacare penalty, but the bills...

Lawmakers hear dueling pipeline positions

Matt Pilon |

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has not yet been able to use its relatively new authority to procure natural gas capacity for Connecticut, but amid a push from environmental...

Malloy backs labor fairness agenda

Matt Pilon |

Gov. Dannel Malloy, who vowed in his final State of the State address to pursue a “Connecticut fairness” agenda this legislative session, went to bat Thursday morning for a slate of bills...

Dwindling oversight heightens concern over medical, mental health care for inmates


Early one recent morning, an inmate at the state's lone women's prison gave birth in her prison cell.

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