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  • Tenet's Plan To Buy Connecticut Hospitals Is Dead

    Tenet's Plan To Buy Connecticut Hospitals Is Dead
    A final effort to salvage plans by a for-profit hospital chain to buy five nonprofit hospitals in Connecticut fell apart Wednesday afternoon as both Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Tenet Healthcare Corp. said that they could not reconcile their differences....
  • Greater New Haven Senate leaders back cap on hospital facility fees

    Greater New Haven Senate leaders back cap on hospital facility fees Ma New Haven Register, Conn. HARTFORD -- Bills that would limit and cap facility fees, reward lower medical costs, get a measurement of quality care and protect consumers have...
  • Gun Control Opponents Fail To Scuttle Malloy Judicial Appointee

    HARTFORD — Legislators handily approved a former state representative's appointment as a Superior Court judge Friday, despite strong opposition from the NRA and other gun rights groups. Auden C. Grogins, a Democrat who represented Bridgeport in the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Fiscal Office Report Differs With Malloy On Budget Cuts

    HARTFORD — The legislature's nonpartisan fiscal office is questioning Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget reduction calculations, raising concerns about the measures being taken to close the state's deficit. The Office of Fiscal Analysis, in a report...
  • Sen. Looney Names New Legislative Committee Chairs

    Sen. Looney Names New Legislative Committee Chairs
    Incoming Senate president Martin Looney announced a slate of new committee leaders on Tuesday. The new leaders will play a key role in formulating and implementing the Democratic majority’s agenda, which Looney said will focused on “...