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May 21, 2015

Excessive Force Bill Top Priority for Black and Puerto Rican Caucus

by Christine Stuart | May 21, 2015 3:09pm

Christine Stuart photo The Black and Puerto Rican caucus was determined not to let a national conversation about policing and race escape them as Connecticut’s legislative session speeds to a close.

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May 14, 2015

OP-ED | Racial Anxieties, Not Malloy, To Blame for Legislative Upset

by Susan Bigelow | May 14, 2015 1:30pm

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What’s worse than actual systemic racism? If you’re a Connecticut legislator, pointing out the racial implications of a law is a far worse crime — deserving of actually shutting down half of the legislature for a few hours.

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May 8, 2015

OP-ED | Forum Shows Connecticut Is Making Progress On Race, Justice & Law Enforcement

by Joette Katz | May 8, 2015 2:27pm

The nation has been shaken by the injustices witnessed in states and cities across our country of high-profile police custody deaths involving minorities — most often African American young men.

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OP-ED | Legislative Democrats’ $2.4 Billion Tax Hike Is A Job Killer

by Suzanne Bates | May 8, 2015 11:36am

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Connecticut’s economy is like a ship that is taking on water, and while we all frantically bail it out, the state Democratic budget whistles in like a giant cannonball threatening to blow a big hole right through the bottom.

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May 7, 2015

700 Advocates Storm The Capitol To Thank Lawmakers

by Christine Stuart | May 7, 2015 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo Heddy Castelano said she doesn’t want to have to die before the state helps find her mentally and physically disabled services.

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May 6, 2015

OP-ED | What Moms Really Want For Mother’s Day

by Catherine Bailey | May 6, 2015 7:00pm


As Mother’s Day approaches, many of us shop for a thoughtful gift to show the mothers in our lives a special token of appreciation. Perhaps flowers, chocolate truffles, or a blooming plant for her garden.

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OP-ED | Republican Budget Proposal the Best of a Rotten Bunch

by Susan Bigelow | May 6, 2015 7:00am

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How do you fix a huge, persistent deficit? Legislative Democrats, Republicans, and the governor all have different answers as the budget clock starts ticking down. There has to be a happy medium somewhere, but nobody seems interested in finding it.

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April 30, 2015

OP-ED | The Problem Isn’t (Just) The Police

by Susan Bigelow | April 30, 2015 10:20pm

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How do we fix the cops? That’s a tough question, and it’s not the only one we should be asking.

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April 22, 2015

On Earth Day, A Push To Ban Plastic Bags, Microbeads

by Christine Stuart | April 22, 2015 3:40pm

Christine Stuart photo On Earth Day, Republicans and Democrats held a Capitol press conference to proclaim their support for legislation that would phase out the use of plastic bags and the use of plastic microbeads in cosmetic products.

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April 21, 2015

DSS Tells Lawmakers They’re Making Progress On Call Center Wait Times; Advocate Suggests Otherwise

by Christine Stuart | April 21, 2015 3:58pm

Officials from the Department of Social Services told the legislature’s Appropriations and Human Services Committee on Tuesday that they’ve been successful in decreasing the amount of time it takes clients to get through to its benefits center on the phone.

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