Christine Stuart

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Lawmakers Debate Whether Emotional Trauma Should Be Covered By Workers’ Compensation

  Legislators already created a privately-funded foundation to help those who responded to the second deadliest school shooting in U.S. history, but there’s still legislation pending that would provide individuals access to workers’ compensation benefits if they are emotionally impaired after a traumatic event.  … Read more »

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In Lawsuit, Psychiatrists Claim Anthem Discriminates Against Mental Illness

  The American Psychiatric Association, the Connecticut Psychiatric Society, the Connecticut Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and two individuals filed a lawsuit Wednesday alleging that Anthem Health Plans discriminates against patients with mental illness.   The complaint, filed in federal court, says Anthem and its… Read more »

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Does Your Neighbor Own a Gun? You’ll Never Know in CT

  In the wake of the Newtown school shooting, the Journal News of New York published an article and interactive maps including the names and addresses of Westchester and Rockland county gun owners. It prompted outrage from some readers, while others appreciated the information.   The controversial decision by… Read more »

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Survey Finds Businesses Are Still Struggling, But Nearly Half Will Be Hiring

  A survey of 580 Connecticut businesses found that many are still struggling in a “post-recession economy.”  The survey, published by the Connecticut Business & Industry Association, found that business profitability has not rebounded to prerecession levels, but continues on a slight upward trajectory.  … Read more »

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