Jeff Cohen

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Connecticut Governor Targets Hospital Funds To Close Budget Gap

Saturday, December 12, 2015

When Gov. Dannel Malloy pushed to tax hospitals in 2012, he said the money would come back to the institutions through state funding. Now he's reneging, and the hospitals are threatening a lawsuit.


How Best To Teach A Troubled Teen? The Question Can Get Stuck In Court

Sunday, September 20, 2015

A Connecticut teen who has enough credits to graduate from high school is still eligible for specialized services. The school district and his family are battling over what the services should be.


Hartford, Conn., Bets On Baseball To Revive Ailing Economy

Friday, June 19, 2015

For more than a decade, Connecticut has failed to stimulate growth in its capital city. Now, its leaders hope to turn a vacant stretch of surface parking into a $60 million minor league stadium.


Tales From 3 Louisianans Who Got Subsidized Health Insurance

Monday, May 11, 2015

About 90 percent of people in Louisiana who signed up for Obamacare got a subsidy. Some worry they won't be able to afford health insurance if the aid is overturned by the Supreme Court.


What's At Stake If Supreme Court Eliminates Your Obamacare Subsidy

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Each state has its own stories. In Louisiana, nearly 200,000 people signed up for health insurance through, and about 90 percent now get subsidies. What if that help goes away?


A Split View On Obamacare's Past And Future

Friday, December 26, 2014

The Affordable Care Act created insurance subsidies that are under legal challenge. The Supreme Court will hear arguments in 2015 and could rule against a key provision of the law.


Two Years Later, Still Learning From Sandy Hook

Sunday, December 14, 2014

A new report on the 2012 Newtown school shootings says that school administrators failed Adam Lanza despite their best efforts. The authors say the district had a lack of special education expertise.


One U.S. Hospital's Strategy For Stopping Ebola's Advance

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

There are no known cases of Ebola in Connecticut. But a leading Hartford hospital is already updating its infection controls to stop the virus before it gets a foothold.

Comment Recruits Leader Of Successful Connecticut Effort

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The question will be if Kevin Counihan can replicate his success in Connecticut with the federal health exchange, which was plagued with problems. The goal: A smoother Year Two for Obamacare.


Two Doctors Weigh Whether To Accept Obamacare Plans

Sunday, August 03, 2014

Fears of a medical system that favors the wealthy grow as some doctors reject Affordable Care Act insurance. Insurers need to balance the need to offer consumers low rates and paying doctors enough.


Despite Death Penalty Repeal, Conn. Hands Down A Death Sentence

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Connecticut abolished capital punishment in 2012. But in May, a Connecticut judge sentenced Richard Roszkowski to death for three murders. The answer to the apparent contradiction is in the dates.


Mental Health 101: Program Helps Police Intervene In Crises

Thursday, May 08, 2014

The intersection of law enforcement and mental health has been an issue in Connecticut since the Newtown shootings. One city is training its officers to better decipher delicate situations.


Customers Rush To Retail Store In Connecticut To Buy Obamacare

Monday, March 24, 2014

Connecticut opened retail stores to market its health insurance exchange. Some customers are getting insurance for the first time and others are hoping to lower their premiums.


Conn. Papers Fight Proposals To Alter Publication Of Legal Notices

Friday, March 14, 2014

Municipalities in Connecticut are mandated by law to publish public notices in a daily newspaper. Some say switching to posting online would save money. Newspapers fear the loss of revenue.


Connecticut Looks To Sell Its Obamacare Exchange To Other States

Friday, February 28, 2014

Problems with online insurance marketplaces have hampered the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in many states. Connecticut, a success story, is trying to turn its expertise into a business.


Final Newtown Report Unlikely To Answer 'Why?'

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Connecticut State Police have released the final report on the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting in Newtown. Though the investigation doesn't do much to explain what motivated gunman Ada...


Call Centers Got Big Deals Under Health Law, But How Big?

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

States have spent big on setting up their health insurance exchanges. But figuring out where the money is going can be difficult because some states don't release the information. The...


Connecticut Takes Obamacare To The People

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Outreach workers are going from concerts to oyster festivals to urge uninsured people to sign up for coverage. The state received $15 million in federal money to spend on marketing a ...


How A Family Copes With Schizophrenia And Suicide

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Serious mental illness can take a toll — not only on the person experiencing the symptoms but on family members, too. The Bell family still struggles with the loss of Homer, their son...


Conn. Lawmakers Propose Strict Gun Laws After Newtown Shooting

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

When Adam Lanza shot his way into the Sandy Hook Elementary School and killed 26 people, he used a military-style weapon. He also had 10, 30-round magazines full of a total of 300 bul...