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April 5, 2017

Pay Equity Bill Shelved, Name Calling Continues

by Christine Stuart | April 5, 2017 1:28pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — House Democratic leadership shelved plans Wednesday to run a bill that would prohibit employers from asking prospective employees about their salary history.

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December 14, 2016

How Did Connecticut’s Economy Fall Behind?

by Christine Stuart | December 14, 2016 6:30am

Christine Stuart photo General Electric’s decision to move its headquarters to Boston may have just been the most visible sign that Connecticut failed to lay the groundwork for a 21st century economy, but a University of Connecticut professor says there were plenty of other missed opportunities over the past two decades.

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October 14, 2016

OP-ED | Common Sense Should Prevail In Vo-Tech Discussion

by Terry Cowgill | October 14, 2016 5:30am

For good reason, they say cutting Social Security is the third rail in American politics. For the moment in Connecticut, the untouchable seem to be vocational-technical high schools.

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August 12, 2016

OP-ED | Keeping the Young in Connecticut Should be a Priority

by Susan Bigelow | August 12, 2016 9:59am

It feels like there’s no surer sign of the decline of a region than when young college educated people all migrate away, seeking jobs and a better life somewhere else. That, according to a new report out from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, is where the capital region stands today.

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June 13, 2016

Ganim Rolls Out Bridgeport’s Own Second Chance Society Initiative

by Jack Kramer | June 13, 2016 5:30am

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim didn’t hesitate to single himself out Friday as the kind of person who would benefit from his city’s new Second Chance Society Initiative at a news conference at the Margaret Morton Government Center.

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