| Aug 31, 2014
| 8:53 PM
When Gov. Terry McAuliffe announces how he intends to use his executive powers to expand health care coverage for Virginia's poor, it looks as if he's more likely to step cautiously than confrontationally.
With an overwhelming majority in the House of...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 4:26 PM
NEW HAVEN — Few criminal trials promise better plot lines than John Rowland's latest encounter with federal prosecutors, scheduled to begin Wednesday barring another last-minute surprise.
Rowland is a politically gifted — but, in the...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:15 PM
In an Aug. 29 editorial, the Tribune highlights a continuing mental health crisis in Illinois. While Illinois has made strides in closing state psychiatric hospitals -- we are finally deinstitutionalizing some people with mental illnesses who are...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:39 PM
NEW HAVEN — The John Rowland that his defense team presented to jurors at Rowland's campaign finance fraud trial Wednesday bore little resemblance to the cocky, young politician who soared from a 23-year-old state representative through the U.S....
| Sep 3, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Eight nursing homes have been fined more than $1,000 each by the state Department of Public Health in connection with incidents in which residents sustained cuts or broken bones or suffered from lapses in care.
DPH fined The Springs at Watermark 3030...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:19 PM
Lehigh County Executive Tom Muller won't introduce his 2015 budget until Thursday, but battles over that spending plan already have been waged on several fronts.
Earlier this year the board of commissioners launched the opening salvo, issuing a warning...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 4:13 PM
There is more to nursing homes than errors and fines [Aug. 21, news, "7 Nursing Homes Fined For Errors"]. On a positive note, nursing homes are places where dog parades happen, where the residents smile and laugh, and where holiday events are celebrated....
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:30 PM
Rep. Elijah E. Cummings on Tuesday called on federal health officials to reevaluate how they grade nursing homes in response to reports that some facilities are gaming the system.
In a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Los Angeles County auditors have found problems with the way the public health department investigates nursing home complaints involving issues of safety, neglect and other problems that could jeopardize the well-being of residents.
After reviewing a...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:43 PM
This summer my husband, daughter, her boyfriend and I went to Cape Cod. Truro to be exact. For almost every summer while my children were growing up, we traveled as a family to my brother-in-law's house on the Cape. The house is high on a bluff...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 4:43 PM
NEW HAVEN – Brian Foley, owner of a nursing home chain and No. 1 backer of wife Lisa Wilson-Foley's political ambition, acknowledged Monday that it was his idea to hide former Gov. John Rowland's work for his wife's congressional campaign by...