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Progressives ready to battle Connecticut's rich over taxes

KEITH M. PHANEUF | CT Mirror |

A major liberal block in the House of Representatives unveiled a series of tax proposals Thursday that could put them at odds with Gov. Ned Lamont and other of their fellow Democrats in the...

A new push for a public option in CT

MARK PAZNIOKAS | CT Mirror |

The ambitious co-chairs of the legislature's Insurance and Real Estate Committee, Rep. Sean Scanlon of Guilford and Sen. Matt Lesser of Middletown, have been quietly working for months on how to...

Lamont hopes spending cap will protect CT's piggy bank

KEITH M. PHANEUF CT Mirror |

Gov. Ned Lamont is urging lawmakers not to crack open Connecticut's piggy bank, even as its holdings approach an unprecedented $2.3 billion, which is a little like asking your toddler not to eat the...

Report: CT health spending above average

Matt Pilon |

Per-person expenditures on medical and pharmacy claims in Connecticut rose to $6,232 in 2017, up 17 percent over a five-year period, according to the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI).

Middlesex Health ups minimum wage to $15

Joe Cooper |

Middlesex Health isn't waiting for the state to raise its minimum hourly wage to $15.

Pitched battle over bill to prohibit 'deceptive advertising' at faith-based pregnancy centers

KATHLEEN MEGAN | CT Mirror |

A bill that would prohibit “deceptive practices” at faith-based pregnancy centers drew passionate — and conflicting — testimony from people on both sides of the issue at a...

Senate Dems offer nursing home staffing bill

KEITH M. PHANEUF | CT Mirror |

Senate Democrats unveiled a proposal Thursday to encourage nursing homes to maximize staff assigned to direct patient care.

Hospital tax poses huge challenge for first Lamont budget

KEITH M. PHANEUF | CT Mirror |

One of the more difficult items on Gov. Ned Lamont’s initial to-do list is to craft a new taxing arrangement with Connecticut’s hospitals — and the stakes are huge.

Univ. of St. Joseph gets $64,000 grant for biomedical research

Joe Cooper |

The University of St. Joseph in West Hartford says it's biomedical sciences program is being upgraded through a $64,000 state grant for new laboratory equipment to aid teaching and research.

With 314 bills, New Haven Democrats aim high

THOMAS BREEN | CT Mirror |

Since the start of the Connecticut General Assembly's regular 2019 session on Jan. 9, New Haven-areal legislators have introduced or co-sponsored 314 bills and resolutions.

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