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Connecticut nursing home workers on coronavirus: ‘We need a better plan in place’

Chelsea Daniels, a licensed practical nurse at Fresh River Healthcare in East Windsor and member of health care union SEIU 1199, says she’s concerned about how nursing homes will prevention coronavirus infection. Adalis Martinez isn’t eating out as much these days. She also doesn’t spend too much time in stores. And she’s washing her hands […]

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In support of a 35% tax on ammunition

According to a 2019 Congressional Report, gun violence costs Connecticut taxpayers $1.2 billion annually. This number accounts for healthcare, criminal justice, lost wages and employer related costs. This number does not include the millions that Connecticut spends to increase security at public schools, public buildings and places of worship. Currently, we are all paying these costs equally — including the 84% of Connecticut’s law-abiding residents who don’t own guns.