Residents use computers at the UConn Library at the Hartford Public Library’s downtown branch before the pandemic. Public access to the computers has been interrupted at this library and others during the pandemic. Residents use computers at the UConn Library at the Hartford Public Library’s downtown branch before the pandemic. Public access to the computers […]
October 27, 2020 @ 5:13 pm
Connecticut’s one-day COVID positive rate hits 4.1%
The 4.1% rate is the state’s highest one-day number since early June. The new seven-day rolling average is 2.5%.
Margaret Streicker pours $1.15 million into her campaign in the final days of a bitter race against Rosa DeLauro
Streicker’s ability to self-fund her campaign has prompted DeLauro’s allies to come to the aid of the lawmaker.
In Connecticut, COVID-related worker complaints are many, but feds punish few employers
Hundreds of Connecticut workers filed COVID-related workplace safety complaints. But only two facilities have been fined.
New realities can bring new opportunities for Connecticut’s town centers
For those responsible for assuring prospering town centers across Connecticut, the coronavirus-altered landscape requires not only revised messaging but a reinvigorated message. That’s because those receiving that communication will be seeing it through a vastly altered prism.
Pay more for electricity and/or complain less?
Although there are plenty of question yet to be answered, it seems to me that the math is clear: in order to do a better job preparing for and coping with adverse events like storms, Eversource will need to charge us more for electricity.
Corporate immunity in a pandemic; ALEC v. coronavirus
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), an organization where corporate lobbyists and legislators co-write model bills, works in direct opposition to the accountability ideal as it strives to protect corporations from COVID-19 related lawsuits.
PODCAST: Connecticut restaurants face future with “a little dread, a lot of optimism”
On this episode: How state restaurants have stayed alive, and how they are planning for an uncertain future.