Monthly Archives: February 2012

Malloy And Republicans Differ On Deficit

Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy says he’s done a fine job balancing the state’s books. But as WNPR’s Jeff Cohen reports, Republican leaders point to official numbers that say he’s wrong.

Here’s the story.

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What To Do With Old Mattresses

Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra says used mattresses are expensive for cities like his to dispose of and that they are a burden on their streetscapes.  Now, as WNPR’s Jeff Cohen reports, Segarra wants the state to force manufacturers to play a bigger role in what happens when mattresses are no longer wanted.

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City Facing Ten Percent Budget Deficit Next Year

In April, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra will present next year’s budget to city council.  As WNPR’s Jeff Cohen reports, he’s got a pretty big hole to fill between now and then.

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Larson, Lieberman Want Feds To Change Course On Coverage For Contraception

As national Republicans continue to hammer President Obama over a decision concerning birth control, Connecticut’s congressional delegation is split on the issue.  WNPR’s Jeff Cohen reports.

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State Wants To Restrict Medicaid Eligibility For Low-Income Adults

Governor Dannel Malloy’s mid-term budget adjustments make some notable changes to the way the state pays for healthcare.  WNPR’s Jeff Cohen reports.

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Obama Healthcare Rule Mandates Coverage For Contraception, Angers Catholics

Now, as WNPR’s Jeff Cohen reports, the growing controversy has reached Connecticut.

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WNPR On NPR: Connecticut Considers Allowing Sunday Liquor Sales

Wrapping up a week-long, really interesting, brain-hurting health care session with NPR and the Kaiser Family Foundation in DC.

Meanwhile, we had a story run this morning on NPR’s national broadcast of Morning Edition.  Check it out.

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