Survey: Despite ongoing pandemic, majority in Connecticut remain happy; challenges persist for low-income and minority households

17 September 2020, 5:48 am

A lingering COVID-19 pandemic appears not to have harshly dampened people’s spirits in Connecticut, but challenges persist for some across income level and race, a new sweeping survey from DataHaven ...... Read More »

Hungry Children In Connecticut: What Is To Be Done?

14 September 2020, 3:23 am

In many households in Connecticut it has also impacted whether children have enough to eat. Food-insecure households — those which lack access, at times, to enough food for an active, healthy life for ...... Read More »

The Plight of City and State Coffers

4 September 2020, 11:00 am

Letters on municipal finance, a Covid-19 vaccine, mail-in ballots, the Secured Overnight Financing Rate, and Connecticut’s debt burden ...... Read More »

There is a solution for Connecticut’s literacy crisis. It’s time to make it happen.

1 September 2020, 11:00 pm

The state’s recent workforce efforts and announcements will be for naught if Connecticut’s underlying literacy problems are not ... and poised to lead our economy. Amy Dowell is the State ...... Read More »

Energy policy is rendering Connecticut a third world country

23 August 2020, 10:00 pm

Plutocrats, environmentalists and feckless politicians are now replicating Haiti’s problems here in Connecticut ... be even higher if the state is to meet its economy-wide target.... Read More »

Unemployment still high in region as state continues to gain back jobs

22 August 2020, 10:34 am

“Connecticut continues to be well-positioned in terms of the state’s overall economic rebound and we ... a 2.9% increase. Problems with U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data collection continue ...... Read More »

The coronavirus has made Connecticut’s unfunded pension problems even worse

21 August 2020, 7:00 pm

Thanks to the recession caused by COVID-19, the state of Connecticut now has a $2.3 billion ... by the federal government’s Bureau of Economic Analysis use a more conservative discount rate ...... Read More »

Connecticut needs to make big changes in ‘who does what’ in the electric power industry

18 August 2020, 10:01 pm

But part of the problem is that ... communities across Connecticut to take over these responsibilities would also remove critical barriers to decarbonizing our economy. Tropical Storm Isaias ...... Read More »

Connecticut Port Authority picks Maine maritime official as executive director

18 August 2020, 8:10 am

The Connecticut Port Authority, criticized by state auditors for its spending ... He will be responsible for promoting the economic development of Connecticut’s maritime economy and overseeing ...... Read More »

Connecticut gov jabs Georgia counterpart over reopening plan, says massage parlors are not essential

22 April 2020, 2:12 pm

I don’t want that to happen in Connecticut. I want the economy to get going again." Lamont said his state had allocated ... that’s a problem." Yael Halon is a reporter for Fox News.... Read More »

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