• coronavirus Dec 22, 2021

    Baker Announces Indoor Mask Advisory, Activates National Guard Amid COVID-19 Surge

    Gov. Charlie Baker announced Tuesday he is activating up to 500 members of the National Guard to assist hospitals with the COVID-19 surge and updating the state’s mask advisory. The state Department of Public Health released an updated mask advisory Tuesday urging all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, to wear a mask or face covering in indoor public spaces. They…

  • healthcare costs Jan 22, 2020

    Healthcare Costs Targeted by Two New Executive Orders

    Connecticut lawmakers hope two executive orders signed by Gov. Ned Lamont Wednesday will keep the price you pay to see a doctor or go to the hospital in check.

  • Governor Jan 7, 2019

    Lamont Taps New DCF Leader

    The next leader of the Department of Children and Families will be a veteran of the agency, marking a shift in the direction of the department which has faced the ire of lawmakers and the Office of the Child Advocate in recent years.

  • Thea Digiammerino Nov 9, 2018

    Veterans Honored at Ceremony in West Haven

    The Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System held a ceremony on Friday for its veterans, two days before the nation commemorates Veterans Day.

  • United States Jan 16, 2018

    Widespread Flu Epidemic Puts Strain on Hospitals

    This year’s influenza epidemic is widespread across the entire United States and putting a strain on hospitals, according to officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And although not record-setting, the season is severe, with the deaths of 20 children reported, and it is revealing weaknesses in the healthcare system. Hospitals have been forced to set up triage...

  • Donald Trump Jul 25, 2017

    Fact Checking Trump's Remarks on Health Care

    President Donald Trump on Monday, in delivering remarks about health care, said the former President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act has caused “nothing but pain.” He concluded Obama’s health bill has “broken our healthcare system, it’s broken, it’s collapsing, it’s gone.”

  • Donald Trump Feb 26, 2016

    ‘What's Your Plan?' 3 Broadsides Fired at Donald Trump at the GOP Debate

    Donald Trump went into Thursday’s Republican debate with a significant – if not yet insurmountable – lead for the party’s presidential nomination. Under attack from his closest rivals, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, the real estate mogul spent most of the debate defending his positions on everything from Obamacare to whether he’s a Democrat in Republican clothing. The heightened attention,...

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