December 21, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 21, 2014 1:00am
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April 24, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 24, 2015 2:20pm
by Suzanne Bates | April 24, 2015 12:05pm
Does our current tax structure reflect our values as a state? And how can we change our tax structure so that we get more of what we want — especially job growth?
by Jordan Fenster | April 24, 2015 9:45am
Connecticut’s Sen. Christopher Murphy proposed a resolution this week that would compel the U.S. Supreme Court to adopt a code of ethics, knowing full well that the chances of such a resolution making it to the president’s desk are slim to none.
by Gwen Samuel | April 24, 2015 8:44am
Parents, especially low-income and of color, understand more and more the importance of data, so why do away with accountability measures in our schools and federal law?
by Terry Cowgill | April 24, 2015 5:30am
State lawmakers eager to find more revenue — or terrified at the thought of losing same — are considering letting the state’s two federally-recognized Indian tribes literally wander off their reservations and open “gaming” facilities elsewhere in Connecticut. On the face of it, this sounded like a good idea. After all, hardly anyone cares whether we take more money out of the pockets of those who can least afford it.
April 23, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | April 23, 2015 10:15pm
Thanks to a generous donor, 40 acres of land in Bloomfield will be preserved as open space. Excellent. Any expansion of our state parks is welcome, especially during a time when conservation and environmentalism have faded from public consciousness.
Tags: Environment, conservation, climate change, earth day, air quality, sprawl, Susan Bigelow, dh
by Carl Schmid | April 23, 2015 9:30pm
Connecticut has been a national leader in implementing the Affordable Care Act through its Access Health CT marketplace and we applaud the progress that has been made to ensure health coverage for residents in the state.
Tags: Carl Schmid, AIDS Institute, healthcare, pharmacy, drugs, senate bill 24, dh
by Christine Stuart | April 23, 2015 8:00pm
Environmentalists stood Thursday outside the Connecticut Convention Center to protest a long-term energy strategy being discussed at a closed-door meeting between five of the six New England governors.
by Elizabeth Regan | April 23, 2015 2:16pm