January 22, 2017
by Sal Luciano | January 22, 2017 10:00pm
January 12, 2017
by Jack Kramer | January 12, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT — Emphasizing that the sex industry — especially when it involves underage children — is a form of human trafficking, the Connecticut Trafficking in Persons Council (TIP) is making several legislative recommendations aimed at going after the buyers of sex.
December 16, 2016
by Barth Keck | December 16, 2016 10:00am
At last week’s meeting, state Board of Education member Malia Sieve not only expressed her displeasure with the latest national science test results; she also called out her fellow board members’ Pollyannaish reactions to those results.
December 13, 2016
by Jack Kramer | December 13, 2016 5:30am
Even though tinkering with the Social Security hasn’t been one of President-elect Donald Trump’s big initiatives it isn’t stopping a powerful Republican senator from proposing drastic changes to the currently underfunded entitlement program.
November 16, 2016
by Jack Kramer | November 16, 2016 4:02pm
October 10, 2016
by Kristi Allen | October 10, 2016 4:30am
Despite Connecticut’s modest economic growth, the number of families struggling to cover basic household costs has increased since 2010, according to the United Way’s ALICE report released Sunday.
October 4, 2016
Child Advocate: Near Death of Toddler Points To Systemic Problems in DCF’s Kinship Foster Placements
by Christine Stuart | October 4, 2016 9:00am
The “near-death from starvation and abuse” of a toddler points to systemic issues with some of the state’s recently touted kinship foster placements, according to a report released today by the state Child Advocate’s office.
September 30, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | September 30, 2016 9:00am
A long time ago, Puritans carved out the boundaries of their towns by how far away someone could live from the church and still get to the sermon on time. Today, those arbitrary boundaries are also the limits of most of our school districts, meaning the kind of education your child gets depends on which side of the line your house sits.
This is deeply unjust, and it needs to end.
September 16, 2016
by Kristi Allen | September 16, 2016 1:36pm
September 15, 2016
by Staff Report | September 15, 2016 9:37pm
The Connecticut Foundation for Dental Outreach is set to kick off its 9th annual Connecticut Mission of Mercy Free Dental Clinic in Hartford at the XL Center on Friday.