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Sep 27, 2019

In this two-part episode, Shirley and Garth talk to home care workers about the fight to get paid accurately by Allied, the state's fiscal intermediary. Caregivers work hard to serve the needs of their customers, and they deserve respect from Allied, which includes receiving their paychecks "On Time, Every Time". When...


Aug 30, 2019

Some Connecticut nursing homes are under threat of closure due to funding cuts in the state budget. Potential closures stemming from Medicaid reductions will disproportionately hurt black, brown and low-income communities. And when pulmonary and critical care specialist Sen. Saud Anwar, MD, takes a closer look at the...


Aug 28, 2019

Marching on the streets by the hundreds of thousands from all political sectors, the people of Puerto Rico took down Governor Ricky Rosselló. But Puerto Ricans remain under U.S. colonial rule since 1898, and more recently under the Financial Oversight and Management Board, aka "La Junta", imposed by the...


Jul 12, 2019

America is a nation of immigrants, and we are stronger when people of different places and different races work together, fighting for the rights and human dignity of black, brown and white working people. We cannot allow the greedy few to divide us based on our looks, where we come from or how much money we have in...


Jul 1, 2019

Healthcare workers at Connecticut Valley Hospital and Whiting Forensic Hospital delivered a petition to the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services with more than 700 signatures in demand of safe staffing levels, adequate training to respond to specific patient populations, proper administration of...