by Lucy Gellman | Feb 17, 2017 8:57 am | Comments (24)
Hartford—Paying minimum-wage workers $15 an hour would drive “the 1 percent” and the jobs they create out of Connecticut, argued a Republican lawmaker from East Haddam. To which a New Haven Democrat shot back: It’s time low-wage workers get a break, too.
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by Paul Bass | Feb 13, 2017 4:00 pm | Comments (12)
New Haven may win the right to tax Yale-New Haven Hospital’s real estate, but Mayor Toni Harp isn’t so sure New Haven should take up the offer.
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by Staff | Feb 13, 2017 1:42 pm
The following was submitted by Paul Kowalski, director of the city’s Environmental Health Program:
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by Lucy Gellman | Feb 9, 2017 8:22 am | Comments (20)
Hartford — Pat Dillon smokes, but she doesn’t mind paying 45 cents more tax per pack to help solve Connecticut’s budget deficit. Robyn Porter doesn’t smoke — but many of her constituents do, and she doesn’t want to “punish” them.
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by Lucy Gellman | Feb 7, 2017 7:33 am | Comments (1)
Students intrigued by the medical profession, take note: An annual scholarship program through the Yale New Haven Hospital Auxiliary is trying to open doors that may have been financially closed to them in the past.
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by Lucy Gellman | Jan 30, 2017 4:08 pm | Comments (2)
The next generation of doctors, nurses and public health experts took a break from clinical rounds and classes at noon Monday in the hope that their patients, many of whom rely on the Affordable Care Act, will be able to afford reliable healthcare going forward.
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by Staff | Jan 17, 2017 1:27 pm
HB 5539 _Sponsored by: Rep. Juan Candelaria, Toni Walker, Robyn Porter, Patricia Dillon, Roland Lemar, Edwin Vargas, Christopher Rosario, Diana Urban, Greg Haddad, James Albis, Kim Rose, Angel Arce, Steven Stafstrom, Matt Lesser, Ezequiel Santiago, Geraldo Reyes, Robert Sanchez
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by Allan Appel | Jan 14, 2017 6:07 pm | Comments (4)
There won’t be the same one-on-one attention. Or the same compassionate touch. And the benefits to the city at large — like picking up needles from parks — will be far less. And it’s a short-sighted thing to be doing in the midst of an opiate crisis.
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by Paul Bass | Jan 3, 2017 2:53 pm | Comments (9)
After 26 years of pioneering efforts to help intravenous drug users avoid contracting HIV/AIDS, New Haven government is getting out of the needle exchange business.
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by Staff | Dec 21, 2016 8:00 am | Comments (4)
New Haven State Sen. Martin Looney successfully received a new kidney in an operation at Yale-New Haven Hospital, his office reported.
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