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  • Employers Open Doors To Children While Power Outage Closes Schools

    Children folded paper into origami frogs, twisted green and yellow tissue paper into flowers, danced on a nearby stage and donned cowboy hats and tiaras during acting lessons by employees of Hartford Stage. This is no after-school program or day care....
  • Keeping Jobs In State Good, Luring New Ones Better

    Ideally, the state would use the incentive money in Gov.Dannel P. Malloy's well-intentioned "First Five" program to lure companies from other states to locate and grow in Connecticut. Instead, most of the grants aimed at job creation are going to...
  • Why are Hartford and Bridgeport on a Brookings Institute list of the wealthiest metropolitan areas?

    Why are Hartford and Bridgeport on a Brookings Institute list of the wealthiest metropolitan areas?
    When the Brookings Institution came out with a listing of the 200 wealthiest metropolitan areas in the entire freaking world, it seemed shockingly weird to see Hartford at the very top and Bridgeport just below at No. 5. Whenever Connecticut folks...
  • Cigna completes purchase of HealthSpring Inc.

    Connecticut-based Cigna Corp. said Tuesday that it has closed on its $3.8 billion acquisition of HealthSpring Inc., a health care company that specializes in the Medicare Advantage market. HealthSpring bought Baltimore-based Bravo Health last year for...
  • Lawmakers struggle to axe $5 billion in tax breaks and loopholes

    Lawmakers struggle to axe $5 billion in tax breaks and loopholes
    Six years ago, lawmakers got really worried about the voracious and ever-growing infestation of business tax credits and exemptions embedded deep in the bowels of Connecticut's tax system. They knew hundreds of millions of dollars in state revenue were...
  • Balto. Co. schools budget would preserve teaching positions

    Balto. Co. schools budget would preserve teaching positions
    After receiving criticism last school year for cutting high school teaching positions while keeping administrators, Baltimore County Superintendent Joe A. Hairston is proposing to do the reverse next year — preserve classroom teachers and...
  • Hartford Mired In Office Vacancies While Other Cities Make Gains

    Hartford Mired In Office Vacancies While Other Cities Make Gains
    Downtowns in Providence, Springfield and other New England cities gained traction last year in their assault on office vacancies left over from the recession, as employers cautiously began leasing space in greater numbers. But downtown Hartford is still...
  • Negotiating Your Medical Bills

    Negotiating Your Medical Bills
    Unless you've been rushed to the hospital in an emergency, the time to start thinking about paying the bill for hospital care comes as soon as your doctor says you need to have a test, procedure or surgery. "What patients have to pay hospitals is not set...
  • Healthcare insurers get upper hand

    Lashed by liberals and threatened with more government regulation, the insurance industry nevertheless rallied its lobbying and grass-roots resources so successfully in the early stages of the healthcare overhaul deliberations that it is poised to reap...
  • Family rejects Blue Cross' claim

    Family rejects Blue Cross' claim
    At 13, David Denney's body functions like that of a baby. Severe brain damage halted his motor development at 4 months. Unable to walk, sit up, speak or even eat by mouth, David is cared for by a licensed vocational nurse who feeds him formula through...
  • Moves from the Cigna playbook

    Cigna HealthCare's refusal to cover leukemia patient Nataline Sarkisyan's liver transplant until it was too late is out of the insurance playbook. My patients suffer similar fates every day. Insurers always qualify their denial letters with a sentence to...