Workers’ Compensation a Point of Contention for Essential Workers Facing Lengthy Recoveries from COVID-19

For years Denise Rodgers has driven the Yale-New Haven Health shuttle. She transports doctors, nurses and other health professionals from parking lots across south-central Connecticut to the York Street and St. Raphael hospitals. On March 17, before anyone was wearing a mask on her bus, as the health system was just identifying the first evidence

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Despite Setting a High Bar, Mounting $934 Million and $2.2 Billion Deficits Spur Announced Four-phase Reopening for Connecticut

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Governor Ned Lamont announced a four-phase reopening plan beginning May 20 in hopes of capturing increased sales and income tax revenues as the state faces a $934 million deficit in fiscal year 2020 and a projected $2.2 billion deficit in fiscal year 2021 caused by efforts to control the spread of COVID-19. “The numbers are

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As State Officials Set High Goals for Testing Before Rolling Back Restrictions, Hospitals Face a Backlog Non-COVID Care

The Office of Governor Ned Lamont expects testing for COVID-19 in Connecticut to reach a minimum threshold of 30,000 tests administered daily statewide before lifting any restrictions on businesses, hospitals or social gatherings intended to slow the spread of the virus. A longer-term goal for Connecticut of 50,000 daily tests has been set by neighboring

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