March 7, 2014
by Terry D. Cowgill | March 7, 2014 6:30am
All the talk we’ve heard lately about how much to tax during an election year is hardly surprising, given the whopper of a tax increase Dannel Malloy signed into law not long after becoming governor. But an even more interesting question is whom to tax.
Tags: Brendan Sharkey, Yale, property taxes, nonprofits, New Haven, PILOT, Terry D. Cowgill, dh
February 19, 2014
by Christine Stuart | February 19, 2014 4:36pm
Government budgets may be shrinking and demand for social services may be growing, but a group of investors and advocates believe they’ve come up with an answer that addresses some of society’s problems and doesn’t cost taxpayers a dime.
Tags: social impact bond, social financing, DCF, Joette Katz, dh
February 14, 2014
by Shawn Lang | February 14, 2014 11:58am
In Connecticut, there were 2,231 opioid-involved deaths from 1997 to 2007. Nationwide, 18- to 24-year-olds are more likely to die from drug overdoses, primarily from prescription pain relievers, than from motor vehicle accidents.
Tags: Shawn Lang, AIDS Connecticut, Narcan, Naloxone, opioid, treatment, HIV, dh
February 7, 2014
by Christine Stuart | February 7, 2014 2:24pm
January 31, 2014
by Christine Stuart | January 31, 2014 12:53pm
January 13, 2014
by Christine Stuart | January 13, 2014 6:11pm
Is it possible for a business to make a profit and benefit society at the same time? A group of entrepreneurs at the Social Enterprise Trust (reSET) offices in Hartford believes it is, which is why they’re pushing the state to allow for the creation of what’s called a Benefit Corporation, or “b-corp.”
Tags: social enterprise, b-corp, benefit corporation, James Woulfe, reSet, Hartford, Gary LeBeau, dh
January 10, 2014
by Christine Stuart | January 10, 2014 1:37pm
by Brian O'Shaughnessy | January 10, 2014 12:34pm
December 16, 2013
by Christine Stuart | December 16, 2013 6:29am
From bringing back tolls to regulating drones and the sale of puppies, the Office of Legislative Research offered a 25-page report that predicts which bills and concepts may be raised during the 2014 legislative session.
December 12, 2013
by Alva Greenberg | December 12, 2013 10:55pm