DCF Commissioner Joette Katz (Courtesy Department of Children and Families)

Commissioner Katz To Be Re-Appointed At DCF

Governor Malloy Tuesday announced his plan to re-appoint Joette Katz to be Commissioner of the Department of Children and Families.


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Electric Prices Jump For Customers Of Some Power Suppliers

Connecticut’s attorney general and consumer advocate warned electricity customers on Thursday about price spikes by some power suppliers that are nearly double what the two regulated utilities are charging.


Riverview Hospital and Solnit South Campus. (Courtesy DCF website)

DCF Commissioner Seeks Residential Treatment Center For Teen Girls

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s top child welfare official is trying again to establish a residential center for troubled girls. Commissioner Joette Katz said Tuesday the Department of Children and Families plans to spend up […]


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DCF Says 10,000+ Have Taken Online Abuse Training

Connecticut’s Department of Children and Families says over 10,000 people have taken its online training on the state requirements for reporting child abuse and neglect.


State Consumer Counsel Elin Katz urges the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority to approve a settlement she and the state attorney general reached, which would allow Northeast Utilities to merge with NSTAR. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Counsumer Counsel Urges Approval Of Utility Merger

Connecticut’s consumer counsel is backing a proposed agreement that would see Northeast Utilities purchase a Massachusetts energy company for $4.9 billion.


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Mets Owners Settle With Madoff Victims Trustee

The New York Mets owners and a trustee for Bernard Madoff’s fraud victims have settled for $162 million.


Doug Wirth, George Harasz (Courtesy Glastonbury Police)

Adoptive Parents Charged With Sexual Abuse Of Children

Two Glastonbury men are under arrest, charged with sexually abusing two of their nine adoptive children.


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Kidnapped Girl Told DCF She Believed Her Birth Mother Gave Her Up

The girl who was snatched as an infant from a New York hospital told Connecticut officials that she believed her birth mother was an addict who had given her up.


Supreme Court Justice Named to Head DCF

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov.-elect Dan Malloy says Connecticut Supreme Court Justice Joette Katz is joining his administration as commissioner of the Department of Children and Families. Malloy announced the appointment Tuesday. He said Katz’s […]