Congress Passes Veteran Health Care Reforms
CTNewsJunkie | 8/1/14 10:30 AM
Connecticut’s U.S. senators applauded the Thursday night final passage of legislation sending emergency funding to the embattled veterans health care system and increasing the agency’s authority to dismiss incompetent employees.
OP-ED | Jane Doe and the Persistence of Hope
CTNewsJunkie | 8/1/14 9:07 AM
“Jane Doe” is a young trans woman whose story seems to be never-ending.
OP-ED | Confusion Abounds for Those Who Receive Home Care
CTNewsJunkie | 8/1/14 9:00 AM
Elderly and disabled people are confused as they wait for the state to explain how they will receive the same level of care while paying higher union-negotiated wages to their personal care attendants (PCAs).
The Latest Poll is Devastating for Dan Malloy, But Here are Six Reasons He's Still the Favorite
My Left Nutmeg | 7/29/14 3:06 PM
At risk of stating the obvious, the latest NYT/CBS poll of the Connecticut governor's race is devastating to incumbent Dan Malloy -- in particular its assessment of the Democrat's standing among independent voters, who constitute the state's largest voting bloc. In a look at gubernatorial races across the country, in which he affirmed the conventional wisdom that Republicans are likely to do well this fall, Nate Silver recently opined that Tom Foley...