Recent Comments

gutbomb86 wrote:
McKinney Tells Quiet Corner Tea Party Patriots He Would Support Repeal: “Here is the truth about Clive Bundy, who is just another outlaw to whom history will be particularly unkind.”
gutbomb86 wrote:
McKinney Tells Quiet Corner Tea Party Patriots He Would Support Repeal: “Further - let’s not sugarcoat what happened in Nevada in…”
gutbomb86 wrote:
McKinney Tells Quiet Corner Tea Party Patriots He Would Support Repeal: “@longjohn - that’s PRECISELY what Joe is saying. Here’s what…”

Social Networks We Use

Categories

CT Tech Junkie Feed

Connecticut Consumers to Begin Receiving E-Book Settlement Refunds
Mar 25, 2014 4:09 pm
Connecticut residents will start receiving refund checks or credits this week for e-books purchased between April 1,...more »
Like New Jersey, Direct Retail Sales of Tesla Automobiles Not Allowed in Connecticut
Mar 19, 2014 12:24 pm
The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection is co-sponsoring a contest for the auto dealership...more »

Our Partners

Nonprofits

April 15, 2014

OP-ED | A Day Everyone Loves To Hate

by Wade Gibson | April 15, 2014 5:30am

Everyone loves to hate taxes. Too high. Too low. Too complicated. The reason for this is simple: our tendency to focus only on what we pay, not how we benefit. What if you considered the cost of your home without considering all the benefits a home brings? Shelter, security, comfort, memories, and more. You might end up hating your home, too. But we love our homes, accepting the costs of homeownership knowing that the benefits far outweigh them.

Continue reading "OP-ED | A Day Everyone Loves To Hate" »

Tags: , , ,

April 14, 2014

OP-ED | The Search for Sustainability

by Brian O'Shaughnessy | April 14, 2014 3:30am

Financially inefficient markets are not sustainable. They crash.

Continue reading "OP-ED | The Search for Sustainability" »

Tags: , , , , ,

March 28, 2014

OP-ED | Feeding The Beast: A Very Taxing Problem For Connecticut

by Terry D. Cowgill | March 28, 2014 5:30am

istock

If you heard people were talking taxes at the Capitol, you’d probably shrug and figure it was par for the course. Politicians in Hartford are always scheming to take away more of our hard-earned cash to feed the beast. So whenever the General Assembly goes into session after the new year, it’s time to watch your wallet.

Continue reading "OP-ED | Feeding The Beast: A Very Taxing Problem For Connecticut" »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

March 19, 2014

New Resources For Child Development

by Christine Stuart | March 19, 2014 9:59am

You just had a baby girl and she won’t stop crying and your toddler isn’t doing what his peers are doing. Now what? Where do you turn to find answers?

Continue reading "New Resources For Child Development" »

Tags: , , , ,

March 13, 2014

OP-ED | Protections Needed For Step Therapy

by Susan Nesci | March 13, 2014 10:09am

Arthritis is just one of many chronic diseases and conditions including cancer, multiple sclerosis and others that can be adversely affected by new step therapy protocols insurers are using in our state. 

Continue reading "OP-ED | Protections Needed For Step Therapy" »

Tags: , , ,

March 7, 2014

OP-ED | Will Colleges And Hospitals Have To Fend Off The Sharkey Attack?

by Terry D. Cowgill | March 7, 2014 6:30am

Michael Marsland / Yale University
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.

Continue reading "OP-ED | Will Colleges And Hospitals Have To Fend Off The Sharkey Attack?" »

Tags: , , , , , , ,

February 19, 2014

Advocates Hope This Is The Year For Social Financing

by Christine Stuart | February 19, 2014 4:36pm

Courtesy of the Connecticut Center for Social Innovation 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.

Continue reading "Advocates Hope This Is The Year For Social Financing" »

Tags: , , , ,

February 14, 2014

OP-ED | Opioid Overdose and What Can Be Done to Save Lives

by Shawn Lang | February 14, 2014 11:58am

Contributed photo
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.

Continue reading "OP-ED | Opioid Overdose and What Can Be Done to Save Lives" »

Tags: , , , , , , ,

February 7, 2014

Parents to Lawmakers: Where Will Our Children Live When We Die?

by Christine Stuart | February 7, 2014 2:24pm

Christine Stuart photo Joe Duffy is 70. He worries what will happen to his 30-year-old daughter, Kate, who has multiple developmental disabilities, when he dies.

Continue reading "Parents to Lawmakers: Where Will Our Children Live When We Die?" »

Tags: , , , , , ,

January 31, 2014

Report: State Spending on Children Dropped Over Last 20 Years, But Surplus Funds Won’t Fill Hole

by Christine Stuart | January 31, 2014 12:53pm

Christine Stuart photo The amount of money Connecticut spends on programs and services that benefit children dropped about $1.8 billion over the past two decades, according to a Connecticut Voices for Children report.

Continue reading "Report: State Spending on Children Dropped Over Last 20 Years, But Surplus Funds Won’t Fill Hole" »

Tags: , , , ,