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  • In Honor Of Jesse Lewis, A Plan To Deal With Students' Social, Emotional Well-Being

    In Honor Of Jesse Lewis, A Plan To Deal With Students' Social, Emotional Well-Being
    HARTFORD -- A proposed federal law named after one of the children murdered in the Sandy Hook Elementary School will help teachers provide social and emotional support to their students. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal announced Monday at a press...
  • U.S. Rep. John Larson Says His Bill Will Bolster Social Security

    U.S. Rep. John Larson Says His Bill Will Bolster Social Security
    U.S. Rep. John B. Larson has a plan that he says will stabilize the Social Security system until the turn of the next century. It starts with "rebranding" the government program launched 80 years ago by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. "There's a...
  • Fans celebrate UConn's 10th title with parade

    Thousands of fans showed they aren't tired of celebrating national titles with the UConn women's team, gathering for an hour-long parade and rally in downtown Hartford on Sunday afternoon in mild spring weather. The victory parade began at the state...
  • Federal legislation planned in honor of young Newtown victim

    Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation are backing federal legislation that honors a first-grader killed in the Newtown school shooting. A bill from U.S. Richard Blumenthal would provide expanded support to train teachers in social and...
  • Competing Pressures on Iran deal confront Senate Democrats

    WASHINGTON Democratic senators backing a bill that would give Congress authority to review an Iran nuclear deal are caught between the White House and the pro-Israel lobby as they assert their prerogative to vet foreign policy. The Republican bill, co-...
  • US senators seek investigation into foreign hiring practices

    Citing concerns about hiring practices at California's second-largest utility, a bipartisan group of U.S. senators Thursday asked for an investigation into whether companies are firing American workers and replacing them with foreigners to cut costs. The...
  • Connecticut VA facilities better than average on wait times

    More than 3,000 medical appointments at Connecticut's Veterans Affairs facilities were delayed at least a month during a recent six-month period, but the rate of delays in the state was less than half the national average, according to government data...
  • Obama faces potential Democratic challenge on Iran nuclear deal

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama faces the prospect that members of his own Democratic Party will assert the right to challenge a nuclear deal with Iran as they join with Republicans who insist that Congress get an up-or-down vote. Nine Democrats are...
  • Comptroller: State Deficit Increases To Nearly $173 Million

    Comptroller: State Deficit Increases To Nearly $173 Million
    HARTFORD – In bad fiscal news for Connecticut, the comptroller said Wednesday that the state's budget deficit has increased to nearly $173 million because of worse-than-expected collection of taxes and federal grants. Comptroller Kevin Lembo...
  • State's Off-Label Drug Bill: What It Means To You And Why Insurers Want To Kill It

    State's Off-Label Drug Bill: What It Means To You And Why Insurers Want To Kill It
    A physician might prescribe an antidepressant to treat hot flashes or the asthma drug Singulair for chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder even though they're not approved for the specific conditions by the Food and Drug Administration. It's a legal,...
  • Malloy Cut Nicks Veterans' Funeral Honors

    Malloy Cut Nicks Veterans' Funeral Honors
    The mask on the Malloy administration has slipped again. What an ugly face it revealed. How could it be otherwise when Gov. Dannel P. Malloy whacked $469,533 out of the state budget for Connecticut Honor Guard members to attend military funerals. The...