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July 22, 2015

Study Shows Economic Recovery Is Leaving Low-Income Families Behind

by Elizabeth Regan | July 22, 2015 5:30am

CAHS Data released Tuesday by one of the nation’s leading children’s charities reveals that economic recovery is lagging among the lowest income families and, especially in Connecticut, has left behind a disproportionate number of minority children.

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July 13, 2015

State To Close Part of Bridgeport Correctional Center

by Christine Stuart | July 13, 2015 5:30am

In concert with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s Second Chance proposal, Correction Department Commissioner Scott Semple announced last week that the department would be closing a portion of the Bridgeport Correctional Center before the end of the month.

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July 8, 2015

Governor Signs ‘Historic’ Criminal Justice Reforms Into Law

by Elizabeth Regan | July 8, 2015 4:28pm

Elizabeth Regan photo Two bills addressing criminal justice reforms have been signed into law by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in a move addressing disparities in the way citizens are treated by police and the courts.

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July 6, 2015

Malloy Signs Bill to Promote Greater Scrutiny of Police Through Disclosure of Arrest Information

by Elizabeth Regan | July 6, 2015 4:52pm

Elizabeth Regan file photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a bill late last week to bring arrest details to light as part of the state’s sunshine law ensuring public access to government records and proceedings.

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June 29, 2015

Connecticut Tribes Denied Second Chance to Petition for Sovereignty

by Madeline Stocker | June 29, 2015 11:08pm

Christine Stuart photo Flanked by U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Monday that Indian tribes in Connecticut who had previously been denied federal recognition would not be given a second bite at the apple.

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June 22, 2015

CBIA Calls On Financial Expert and Nonprofit Leader to Promote Corporate Tax Cuts

by Elizabeth Regan | June 22, 2015 4:58pm

Elizabeth Regan photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has said it. Advocates for those with developmental and intellectual disabilities have said it. Labor union representatives have said it. 

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June 17, 2015

8 Years After New Haven, Hartford Adopts Municipal ID Card Program

by Madeline Stocker | June 17, 2015 5:15pm

City of New Haven In September undocumented immigrants living in Hartford will be able to apply for the city’s newly-approved municipal identification card program.

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May 31, 2015

OP-ED | Don’t Cut $5 Million From Underfunded Bridgeport Public Schools

by Jorge Cabrera | May 31, 2015 12:56am

On June 3 the Connecticut General Assembly will close the legislative session and hanging in the balance is $5 million in much-needed funding for the Bridgeport public schools.

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May 29, 2015

OP-ED | When Low-Wage Workers Are Paid More, Everyone Benefits

by Heather McGhee | May 29, 2015 12:00pm

Is Connecticut one of the richest states in the nation? It depends on who you ask.

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May 20, 2015

OP-ED | Show Me The (Charter Management Fee) Money!

by Robert Cotto Jr. | May 20, 2015 7:59am

When traditional schools pay their bills to educate kids, they usually don’t have much money, if any, remaining. When charter schools pay their bills, they often have money left over to spend. How much? It depends on the school. For a number of charter schools, roughly 10 percent of all of public dollars meant for educating children in these schools go to pay fees for private companies called “charter management organizations.” That’s a problem.

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