0Access Health CT CEO Recognized for Valiant Efforts

Last Saturday a group of local college students known as the Wesleyan Young Advocates teamed up with the Middletown Community Health Center to honor the CEO of Access Health CT, the state’s Affordable Care Act portal, Kevin Counihan. Flyers distributed by the student group (pictured left) espoused Counihan and his underlings at Access Health CT for ...

0Candidate treasurer pleads guilty to stealing from state-funded campaign

The 2010 campaign manager and treasurer for Rep. Douglas McCrory, D-Hartford, pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree larceny for stealing $3,854.07 from the campaign. Tanzania Cooper, 43, of Bloomfield, pleaded guilty to a reduced charge under the Alford doctrine. Previously, she faced first- and sixth-degree larceny charges. Judge Jason Lobo sentenced Cooper to two years of ...

1Jepsen’s ebook win averages 86 cents per resident

Connecticut residents are beginning to receive settlement payments from ebook publishers thanks to the efforts of Attorney General George Jepsen and his peers across the country. Nationally the settlement amounts to $166 million, with $3 million intended for Connecticut residents, or an average of 86 cents per person. Five publishers that settled a price-fixing lawsuit will ...

4$2.6 million IT bonding package includes funding for ‘weapons registration system’

The State Bond Commission is scheduled to vote Friday on $2.6 million in information technology upgrades at three state agencies, including a “special licensing and weapons registration system.” The Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, which includes the State Police and other public safety functions, will receive a share of the money to ”upgrade current information ...