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M. Jodi Rell

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  • State's Health Care Advocate Opposes Anthem Rate Increase Proposal

    The state's health care advocate called on Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Connecticut on Wednesday to withdraw a proposal that would increase rates on individual health insurance policies by as much as 32 percent — and urged the state...
  • Police Believe Two Men Shot Near Train Station Were Targeted

    The irony of Monday morning's fatal shooting of two men in Hartford was not lost on the Rev. Henry Brown. "Less than five hours before we marched on the state Capitol, two more men got shot dead in the street," said Brown, who led about 100 protesters...
  • Motive May Involve Dispute Over Woman

    Two men who were gunned down on a Hartford street early Monday were killed in a dispute over a woman, an anonymous source familiar with the incident said Tuesday. Lamar Allen Gresham, 21, and Carlos Ortiz, who would have turned 24 next month, were both...
  • Second Look: State's Homeless Shelters Brace For More Funding Cuts

    Second Look: State's Homeless Shelters Brace For More Funding Cuts
    Brian Baker is worried. As assistant director of a Hartford homeless shelter that has reached capacity, he and his staff have turned away nearly 2,000 people this year. He helps the poorest of the poor, including poverty-stricken families whose...
  • Judge Uses Vulgar Language As She Is Charged

    Judge Uses Vulgar Language As She Is Charged
    Repeatedly using vulgar and racial insults, Superior Court Judge E. Curtissa Cofield argued with a police officer — addressing him as "Negro trooper" at one point — who was trying to process her on a charge of drunken driving in Glastonbury...
  • Gay Marriage Off Agenda

    Close, but not there yet. That's where many state lawmakers view themselves in terms of support for same-sex marriage, leaders of the powerful judiciary committee say. Rather than force a vote on a controversial gay marriage bill that would probably...
  • Crowds Jam Gay Marriage Hearing

    Replacing Pedro Segarra and Charlie Ortiz's civil union document with a marriage certificate won't deepen the Hartford couple's commitment to one another and it certainly won't grant them any more rights under the law. But it would make a world of...
  • A Marriage Proposal

    Opponents and supporters of same-sex marriage are bracing for another battle at the Capitol while trying to win over the hearts and minds of the state's residents. The two Democratic leaders of the General Assembly's judiciary committee said Wednesday...
  • State Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

    State Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage
    The state Supreme Court on Friday delivered gay and lesbian couples the validation they have long been seeking — the right to marry. In a 4-3 decision, the court ruled that same-sex couples cannot be prevented from marrying — and that civil...
  • Pensions Paid To Guilty Officials

    Five convicted state officials who left office after pleading guilty to various crimes are cumulatively collecting nearly $100,000 a year in pensions paid by state taxpayers. That total could rise in the next few years, when former Gov. John G. Rowland...
  • Nursing Home Staffing Rules' Cost Feared

    The state's budget chief told nursing home administrators Wednesday that he has no problem with a proposal to raise staffing ratios at nursing homes — except money. State budget director Robert Genuario said he is concerned that Democratic...