| Jul 15, 2014
| 5:25 PM
In the last few years, state legislators around the country have been busy with an onslaught of antiabortion legislation aimed at making it impossible for women to exercise what is still (despite the opposition’s best efforts) a right guaranteed...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Hoping to appeal to female voters, Senate Democrats pushed a bill Tuesday to prevent states from placing restrictions on abortion that do not apply to other medical procedures.
Democrats say the bill would prevent states from singling out abortions...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:39 PM
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal can't be blamed for his double-take at numbers showing there's been a tripling of Connecticut veterans forced to wait more than 30 days to receive medical care at federal veterans' facilities in this state.
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:44 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision Monday to exempt family-owned corporations from mandated contraceptive coverage raised a big question for Connecticut that elicited the same answer.
We are looking into that.
The question is: If federal law exempts...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:29 PM
New legislation submitted by two Connecticut members of Congress would require health insurers to finalize their physician networks for Medicare Advantage plans 60 days before the autumn enrollment begins.
The goal of the Medicare Advantage Participant...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:12 AM
After the coffee. Before trying to shake off this sore throat and fever.
The Skinny: I've been a little under the weather the last two days. Hopefully the fever will fade later in the morning. Wednesday's roundup includes some late-breaking news out of...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The CEOs of AT&T and DirecTV were pressed on Capitol Hill on whether their proposed $49 billion merger, pitched as a way to achieve cost efficiencies, would lead to lower prices for consumers, but neither company committed to such a scenario.
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:15 PM
The top executives of AT&T and DirecTV spent Tuesday on Capitol Hill making the case for their proposed $48.5-billion deal that will combine the telecommunications giant with the satellite broadcaster to create a video and broadband behemoth.
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Can moral suasion — in the absence of tougher statutory controls — help to quell the incidents of gun violence that continue to plague this country?
That's the hope of Connecticut's congressional delegation. The lawmakers are urging...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 9:32 PM
General Motors Co recalled three million more cars for ignition switch issues on Monday, roughly doubling the number of GM vehicles with known switch problems in a crisis that has defined the automaker and new Chief Executive Mary Barra this year.
| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:11 PM
General Motors Co on Thursday issued a report detailing how for 11 years it turned a blind eye to an ignition-switch problem linked to at least 13 deaths but largely pinned the blame on what the report described as incompetent lower-level employees,...