Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the controversial healthcare overhaul law, it’s up to the states to implement it. WNPR’s Jeff Cohen reports.
Monthly Archives: June 2012
State officials say a recent Medicaid expansion is over enrolled and costs too much money — so it’s asking the federal government for permission to ramp the program down a bit. But as WNPR’s Jeff Cohen reports, that move is being met with objections.
The U-S Supreme Court says it’s unconstitutional to sentence juveniles to life in prison without parole for murder. As WNPR’s Jeff Cohen reports, the ruling will have limited effect in Connecticut.
In all likelihood, the U.S. Supreme Court will rule next week on one of the biggest political issues of the year — President Obama’s health care overhaul. To understand a little bit more about what the law entails and what is at stake for Connecticut, WNPR’s Jeff Cohen sat down with Victoria Veltri — the state’s healthcare advocate.
A week and a half after a violent weekend , Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra says police investigators are making inroads. WNPR’s Jeff Cohen reports.
The city of Hartford says that gun crimes are down, as is the homicide rate. But last weekend was a violent one in Hartford – with two shooting deaths, nine other shooting victims, and two stabbings. One of the dead is 24-year-old Michael Bailey, Jr. — a cousin of City Council President Shawn Wooden. He and WNPR’s Jeff Cohen sat down for an interview.\