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Posted inPolitics

Kasich makes late Connecticut push, backed on TV by Super PAC

GLASTONBURY — Ohio Gov. John Kasich arrived in this affluent suburb of Hartford on Friday as the Super PAC promoting his presidential campaign began airing television ads, a late effort to raise his profile in a state where he is running second to Donald J. Trump. His stump speech and the ad focused on experience for a job he says is too big for “on the job training,” a dig the GOP front runner.

Posted inNews

A GOOGLE HANGOUT: Discussing the Retirement Security Act

The data is clear: Americans do a poor job of saving for retirement, especially if they are in jobs without a payroll savings plan. In a Google Hangout video hosted by the Connecticut Mirror and sponsored by AARP Connecticut, we chat with Comptroller Kevin Lembo and Sarah Gill, a retirement security expert, about a proposal to put the state of Connecticut in the retirement savings business for private-sector workers. The host is Capitol Bureau Chief Mark Pazniokas.

Posted inCT Viewpoints

Behavioral health calamity threatening seniors in CT and elsewhere

The tsunami that devastated Thailand and much of Southeast Asia began as a wave of 6 inches. Rolling across the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean that small wave grew until it reached landfall and destroyed entire towns and communities, killing over 250,000 people. A similar wave and devastation are possible for our increasing senior population with the lack of attention they are receiving in behavioral health.