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  • Nick Balletto Named Democratic State Chairman

    HARTFORD — Nick Balletto, former town chairman in New Haven, has been unanimously elected as the Connecticut Democratic Party's replacement for longtime state Chairwoman Nancy DiNardo. Balletto is a skilled political insider who was New Haven's...
  • Tenet CEO Skewers Regulatory Environment, But Is Open To A Deal

    Tenet CEO Skewers Regulatory Environment, But Is Open To A Deal
    Tenet Healthcare's CEO Trevor Fetter skewered Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration and state regulators in a Jan. 16 letter, saying that the state put "excessively onerous" conditions on Tenet's plans to buy five nonprofit hospitals in the state....
  • Malloy To Tenet: Let's Make This Hospital Merger Work

    Malloy To Tenet: Let's Make This Hospital Merger Work
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sent a letter Monday to the CEO of Tenet Healthcare, asking him to join the governor's office in talks to revive a halted, $400 million merger between Tenet and five Connecticut hospitals. Tenet pulled out of the deal Dec. 11 after...
  • Flood of Outside Money Prompts Calls for Campaign Finance Reforms

    Flood of Outside Money Prompts Calls for Campaign Finance Reforms
    HARTFORD — Connecticut's candidates for governor spent close to $13 million in public campaign financing in this past election. Outside "independent" special interests spent an estimated $17 million on the same race, a fact critics say is proof...
  • Recovering Sen. Andrew Maynard Returns To State Senate

    Recovering Sen. Andrew Maynard Returns To State Senate
    HARTFORD — State Sen. Andrew Maynard, in a surprise to many, returned to the Senate Chamber Wednesday for his first public appearance since suffering a major brain injury in a fall in mid-July. Maynard, a Stonington Democrat, came through the...
  • CEO Says Waterbury Hospital Layoffs, Budget Cuts Imminent

    CEO Says Waterbury Hospital Layoffs, Budget Cuts Imminent
    The head of Waterbury Hospital said layoffs and budget cuts are imminent regardless of whether state Senate leaders can rekindle interest by a Texas hospital chain to buy Waterbury and four other nonprofit hospitals in Connecticut. Waterbury Hospital'...
  • Unfolding Financial Crisis Grips State's Smaller Hospitals

    Unfolding Financial Crisis Grips State's Smaller Hospitals
    Our political system of frequent elections provides regular opportunities for officials to engage in a fresh start, though most of the players are not new to the office they hold. The issues that face the state, however, do not ebb and flow on the same...
  • Waterbury Hospital Could See Layoffs, Reduced Services After Tenet Deal

    The head of the financially troubled Waterbury Hospital said Friday that the organization was reserving all its options, including layoffs, to keep its doors open after Tenet Healthcare Corp. walked away from its deal to buy the hospital. Darlene...
  • Cerebral, Low-Key Martin Looney Takes Over As Senate Leader

    Cerebral, Low-Key Martin Looney Takes Over As Senate Leader
    Ambitious elementary school students throughout the country often spend time memorizing all kinds of facts. Some memorize the state capitals, others American presidents. As a 10-year-old, Marty Looney decided to memorize all the winners of the Heisman...
  • Republicans Push Again For State Budget Talks

    Republicans Push Again For State Budget Talks
    After having their request for a special session rejected, top Republicans called once again Wednesday for bipartisan talks to close the state's projected budget deficit. Incoming Senate Republican leader Leonard Fasano and incoming House Republican...
  • GOP Asks Again For Bipartisan Budget Talks

    GOP Asks Again For Bipartisan Budget Talks
    After having their request for a special session rejected, top Republicans called once again Wednesday for bipartisan talks to close the state's projected budget deficit. Incoming Senate Republican leader Leonard Fasano and incoming House Republican...