2019 NENPA Awards

New England Newspaper and Press Association
2019 Awards to CT Mirror Reporters
For Stories Published Between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019


Jacqueline Rabe Thomas, 1st Place for Investigative / Enterprise Reporting:

How some of America’s Richest Towns Fight Affordable Housing


Mark Pazniokas and Keith Phaneuf, 2nd Place for Local Election Coverage:

https://ctmirror.org/2018/11/19/rainy-day-fund-beckons-lamont-insists-fiscal-reforms/
https://ctmirror.org/2018/11/13/behind-democrats-win-senator-one-million-phone-calls/
https://ctmirror.org/2018/11/07/election-day-ends-without-governor-elect-connecticut/
https://ctmirror.org/2018/10/29/democrats-connecticut-want-nra-endorsed-governor/
https://ctmirror.org/2018/09/24/stefanowskis-last-employer-barred-matter/
https://ctmirror.org/2018/09/27/gop-meet-nominee-bob-stefanowski/
https://ctmirror.org/2018/10/01/not-trick-question-governor-responsible-top-two-tax-increases-ct-history/
https://ctmirror.org/2018/10/24/lamont-paints-fiscal-corner-ruling-solutions-deficit/


Kathy Megan, 2nd Place for Local Personality Profile:

Election of first openly gay Kid Governor is a milestone. But coming out wasn’t easy


Jan Ellen Spiegel, 3rd Place for Environmental Reporting:

https://ctmirror.org/2019/04/29/climate-change-versus-tweed-airport/
https://ctmirror.org/2019/03/19/climate-change-and-connecticuts-gas-tax/
https://ctmirror.org/2019/04/10/fighting-trumps-environmental-policies-tong-picks-up-where-jepsen-left-off/
https://ctmirror.org/2019/02/28/plastic-bags-emerge-as-a-state-environmental-and-revenue-issue/
https://ctmirror.org/2018/11/28/connecticuts-vanishing-shoreline-towns-trying-beat-odds/
https://ctmirror.org/2018/11/27/connecticuts-vanishing-shoreline-one-storm-away-disaster/

CT Mirror Executive Elizabeth Hamilton, left, and Education and Housing Reporter Jacqueline Rabe Thomas celebrate First Place Award