May 3, 2016
by Carol Browner | May 3, 2016 10:00am
At a time where the world is moving forward with cleaner, safer energy and lowering the carbon pollution that contributes to climate change, Connecticut is poised to take an important step forward.
May 2, 2016
by Dr. Liane Philpotts | May 2, 2016 2:22pm
To detect cancer, a 3D mammogram is better than a 2D mammogram
Here’s a medical fact that should be uncontroversial: the better your mammogram, the more likely you are to beat breast cancer.
April 29, 2016
by Jacqueline Brunelle and Immacula Cann | April 29, 2016 12:30pm
In January, President Obama challenged Republican lawmakers to “put your money where your mouth is” on the importance of mental health spending and reforms. We hope this might serve as a friendly reminder to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to reconsider the layoffs he’s announced for mental health workers like us at already short-staffed facilities that provide essential care to patients whose illnesses unfortunately make them a danger to themselves and others.
by Susan Bigelow | April 29, 2016 10:00am
It’s been a pretty intense week all around, what with the primary and the looming end of the legislative session, so Democrats can almost be forgiven for turning in a budget that was late and poorly thought out. Almost.
by Sarah Darer Littman | April 29, 2016 8:00am
Earlier this month, the Business Council of Fairfield County Foundation presented a Connecticut Economic Competitiveness Diagnostic, prepared by McKinsey and Company, to the state’s Commission on Economic Competitiveness.
April 28, 2016
by Terry Cowgill | April 28, 2016 5:30am
It’s something almost all of us should be worrying about. Unless you’re young, independently wealthy or have a good government job or the equivalent in the private sector, you’re probably wondering how you’re going to survive when you can’t work anymore.
April 22, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | April 22, 2016 10:00am
Connecticut’s not the caboose of the primary calendar, but we’re usually near enough to the back of the train that by the time the campaigns get around to us it’s all but over. But this year, to everyone’s amazement, our votes actually count for something!
Except that they kind of don’t.
by Terry Cowgill | April 22, 2016 5:30am
Get ready, devotees of Connecticut politics. You are about to experience a once-in-a-generation phenomenon — maybe even once-in-a-lifetime. Rather than simply viewing us as an ATM for campaign cash or, as one observer put it, “a little footnote after New York,” both parties are holding presidential primaries in our state that might actually mean something this year.
by Julia Evans Starr | April 22, 2016 1:04am
April 21, 2016
by Sal Luciano | April 21, 2016 6:00pm
As Gov. Dannel P. Malloy continues to carry out his austerity budget, rife with mass layoffs of state workers and deep cuts to vital services, it’s helpful to remember that sacrifice and suffering are not shared concepts.