by Bryce Covert Posted on June 10, 2015 Updated: June 10, 2015
Two states just significantly expanded rights for domestic workers who are otherwise excluded from many workplace protections.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on May 15, 2015
Army veteran Jorge Salcedo's daughter now "sits by the window, waiting for her dad, asking if daddy will come home."
by Alan Pyke Posted on April 28, 2015
Connecticut enforced its longstanding ban on payday lending with a massive fine for a tribally-affiliated internet lender, prompting a bizarre backlash that nobody wants to take responsibility for.
by Alan Pyke Posted on February 11, 2015
"The kids don’t consider themselves homeless, and the staff don’t know about their rights."
by Travis Waldron Posted on January 23, 2015
Connecticut lawmakers began exploring athlete unionization after a UConn player complained of "hungry nights" during the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
by Amelia Rosch Posted on September 15, 2014
African American drivers in Connecticut are more than twice as likely to get pulled over, but 77 percent of contraband found during traffic stops belongs to white drivers.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on August 7, 2014
Patient advocate groups say that affordable health care may still be out of reach for HIV-positive Americans.
by Igor Volsky Posted on May 21, 2014
Preliminary premium data undermines the claims of critics who argue that double digit spikes will cause the health care law to unravel.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on May 20, 2014
Senate Democrats in New York are renewing efforts to protect the state from the byproducts of the fracking boom in Pennsylvania.
by Christie Thompson Posted on April 28, 2014
A proposal to shrink the state's expansive drug-free zones "just kind of died a little, lonely, pitiful death."