A panel of experts argued that healthcare provider consolidation through hospital mergers and private equity takeovers are limiting competition in the health care industry and driving health care prices higher, during an online informational forum
It’s not uncommon during the election cycle for business owners to complain to politicians about cumbersome regulations that sap their time and resources. The Connecticut Department of Labor tried to ease the burden on business
While a bill to raise Connecticut’s minimum wage to $15 an hour died in May, legislators may want to consider a new report before resurrecting the idea during the next session.
Rep. Josh Elliott, D-Hamden, is an outspoken proponent of increasing Connecticut’s minimum wage to $15, going so far as to grade fellow House Democrats on whether or not they support the increase. There’s only one
Connecticut’s proposed family medical leave program would cover employees who wish to visit their “third cousin, once removed that had some kind of family medical issue,” according to an exchange between Representatives Christopher Davis, R-Ellington,
After years of employers telling Connecticut lawmakers they can’t afford another minimum wage increase or a paid family medical leave program, it turns out that Connecticut government can’t afford those changes either.
On Tuesday afternoon, the Connecticut Department of Public Health sent out an email marked “high” importance, encouraging organizations to testify before the Labor Committee on Thursday in support of a paid family medical leave bill.
Greenwich residents may soon be paying more at the grocery store. A town ordinance under consideration would ban plastic grocery bags and require stores to charge customers a minimum of 23 cents for recycled paper
For a minute let’s set aside Connecticut’s desperate need for a budget that gets us off the deficit rollercoaster and celebrate the legislative successes of this session. These are the kind of bills that can
If legislation to construct a third casino in East Windsor passes, a blackjack dealer will have to pay more to the state for a gaming license than the developers of the estimated $300 million resort.