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February 20, 2017

OP-ED | Keep Your Eyes on the CEO, Not the Public Employee

by Sal Luciano | February 20, 2017 10:00pm

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Back in the heyday of the Tea Party, the “12 cookies” joke made the rounds. It went like this:

A CEO, a Tea Party member and public employee sit at a table, with 12 cookies on a plate. The CEO grabs 11 cookies and tells the Tea Party member, “You better watch him. He wants your cookie.”

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February 22, 2017

OP-ED | A New Way Forward for Connecticut and its Property Taxpayers

by Joe DeLong | February 22, 2017 10:00pm


Despite much of the rhetoric that’s out there, let’s acknowledge that Connecticut is a great place to live. We have natural beauty. Many of our school systems are top notch. And it’s hard to drive in any direction for more than 30 minutes without running into authentic American history. Our state has tremendous assets.

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February 12, 2017

OP-ED | Tesla Needs to Come Clean With Consumers About ‘Full Self-Driving’

by Jim Fleming | February 12, 2017 10:00pm

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The fusion of technology and innovation in our automobiles have given consumers options and features beyond their wildest dreams. However, with such innovation, there can be great risks to the safety and protection of consumers. When marketing these features, auto manufacturers must be careful to ensure they are not deceptively placing profits over the protection of their consumers.

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February 5, 2017

OP-ED | State Correctional Officers Deserve Support

by Rudy Demiraj | February 5, 2017 10:00pm

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Listening to the constant attacks and criticisms of Connecticut state employees compelled me to write on behalf of the brave and courageous men and women who work alongside me at the Connecticut Department of Correction.

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January 22, 2017

OP-ED | The 401(k) Failure Is An Inconvenient Truth

by Sal Luciano | January 22, 2017 10:00pm

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Once upon a time, there was retirement security . . .

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November 1, 2016

OP-ED | Schools are for Kids

by Garrett Munroe | November 1, 2016 4:30am

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“Schools are for kids.” With this simple phrase, Superior Court Judge Thomas Moukawsher showed thousands of Connecticut parents that he respects our children’s right to a great education.

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September 13, 2016

OP-ED | Union Decline Is Everyone’s Problem

by Sal Luciano | September 13, 2016 3:04pm

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Here’s a number worth keeping in mind as we head into the final weeks of a super-heated election cycle: $133 billion.

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May 2, 2016

OP-ED | You Can Help to Make Sure Connecticut Lawmakers Vote for Superior Breast Exams

by Dr. Liane Philpotts | May 2, 2016 1:22pm

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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.

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April 29, 2016

OP-ED | Protecting The Rich Means Short-changing Mental Health

by Jacqueline Brunelle and Immacula Cann | April 29, 2016 11:30am

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.

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April 12, 2016

OP-ED | Why Aren’t Connecticut Women Getting Superior Breast Exams?

by Dr. Liane Philpotts | April 12, 2016 4:00pm

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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.

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