Connecticut schools aren’t making use of state mental health programs for children. That’s according to report released Monday by the advocacy group the Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut. The groups says 160,000 children in Connecticut need mental health care, but only 20 percent receive it.
The Connecticut Insurance Department has approved $215 a month as the cheapest insurance plan premium offered under the state's new health insurance exchange. The department approved three plans Monday, and a fourth plan has dropped out.
Several deaf moviegoers and advocates for the hearing impaired have filed a federal lawsuit in Connecticut against the Bow Tie movie theater chain, alleging it is violating the Americans with Disabilities Act by not providing services for hearing-disabled people.
Newtown, Connecticut has been known for one thing since the shooting there in December. But the town has a long and colorful history, and that's what Daniel Cruson wants people to think about when they think of Newtown. He's the town historian, and the author of a new book called "Legendary Locals of Newtown." He spoke with WSHU's Craig LeMoult.
The New York Assembly Republican leader says the on going sexual harassment scandals involving Democrats in the State Assembly will be a campaign issue in 2014. The GOP leader stops short of calling for the resignation of Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.