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Jeff Walter

  • Nonprofit community warns of cuts to safety net

    HARTFORD, Conn. – The private nonprofit community that takes care of Connecticut’s neediest and disabled residents said Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget includes the “most devastating cuts we’ve ever seen.” Malloy’s budget, which he proposed Wednesday, cut $570 million in spending, including a 5.75 percent across-the-board cut to state agencies. A handful of those state…

  • Behavioral Health Subcommittee struggles with applying Medicaid rate increase

    HARTFORD, Conn. – A subcommittee of the Behavioral Health Partnership Oversight Council struggled Wednesday with how best to distribute a potential $8.3 million increase in Medicaid rates to more than 100 clinics throughout the state. But lawmakers and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy had already cut $8 million in grant money to the clinics that serve…