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Connecticut hits milestone on fighting homelessness

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy at a ceremony marking Connecticut's certification as the second state to end veterans' homelessness.

As Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the General Assembly debate what government’s core responsibilities are in an era of dwindling revenues, the federal government has certified Connecticut as the second state to effectively end homelessness among veterans. One federal official said, “This is Neil Armstrong walking on the moon kind of stuff.” Continue Reading →

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Suicide by veterans remains a daunting problem as VA struggles to improve care


Connecticut has one of the lowest rates of veteran suicide in the nation, but the situation remains daunting. While there’s evidence some progress has been made, the state’s veterans commit suicide at nearly twice the rate of non-vets. Continue Reading →

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