Connecticut

The Inside Story Of Ct Gov. Malloy: A Must Read

December 4, 2011
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The Inside Story Of Ct Gov. Malloy: A Must Read

Most political news stories are not worth the price of ink used to print them. But a 20-part series that started today on Ct Governor Dannel Malloy by Ted Mann is worthy of  your time to read. Mann, formerly the star reporter for the New London Day, has written a breathtaking series from inside...

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Connecticut’s Pension Woes, It Is Going To Get Ugly

December 4, 2011
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Connecticut governors and legislators have been able to kick the state’s pension obligation nightmare down the road for decades. Some, like former Gov. John Rowland added huge obligations to gain favor from state employees, who actually vote in elections. But that can – among the biggest of all the states – is going to...

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Ct Atty Gen Sues NutraSlim, LeanSpa

December 1, 2011
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Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen has joined with the Federal Trade Commission in a lawsuit against three Branford-based companies and their principal, whose Internet marketing and sales practices allegedly violate federal and state law. The lawsuit names LeanSpa LLC, NutraSlim LLC and NutraSlim U.K. Ltd., all based in Branford, and Boris Mizhen of Guilford,...

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Ct Medicaid May Require Approval For Some Cancer Drugs

November 28, 2011
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Ct Medicaid May Require Approval For Some Cancer Drugs

Written by Colleen Shaddox A state panel wants doctors to get prior authorization before prescribing certain chemotherapy drugs to Medicaid patients. Advocates say that this will create dangerous delays in getting low-income cancer patients appropriate treatment.  The state insists that doctors will get prescribing authorization rapidly. A governor-appointed Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee advises the...

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