Rep. Sean Scanlon will be co-chair of the legislature’s finance committee, the first personnel move by a new speaker.
A limited supply of coronavirus vaccine potentially could be available for Connecticut’s care providers and most vulnerable by early 2021.
Despite objections from advocates and family members, Gov. Ned Lamont said he would extend legal immunity through Feb. 9.
President-elect Joe Biden tapped Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, a Yale University expert on healthcare equity, to lead the fight against COVID-19.
Connecticut’s extreme disparities in income and wealth will block sustainable, inclusive growth until officials overhaul its regressive tax system.
This pandemic put in stark reality how the child care industry serves as our economy’s foundation — but that it was always riven with cracks. As we have faced the COVID-19 pandemic, our work has been deemed essential, critical not only in the time of the initial response, but also as we re-open and recover.
The election for the soul of America is finally over, but the hostility and division it spawned lingers on. The country split into sharply defined tribes, pro- and anti- Trump, fighting over moral imperatives and the survival of our republic, giving no quarter. What do we do now?
Late fall and early winter are a busy time in my clinical practice. The combination of cold temperatures and shorter days often bring on feelings of social isolation and despair. My patients are not alone. According to the scientific data, over 66 million people suffer from some form of winter dysphoria and over 6 million experience depressive symptoms so severe they are unable to function in their daily lives. Many of these individuals are suffering from what the psychiatric literature refers to as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). This season, however, my practice has become busier than usual.
We all know remote learning will never replace the classroom experience. We also know that the health and safety of our students, staff, and their families must be the primary consideration when making decisions about school operations. The two are not mutually exclusive. In an effort to promote the best continuity of education in Connecticut, whether in person or remotely, we must use the resources available, plan accordingly, and act responsibly.
The blue wave that swept through the state wasn’t as big as some had predicted, but anger over Donald Trump at the top of the Republican ticket helped Democrats gain seats in the state’s General Assembly, giving Governor Ned Lamont an even bigger majority to work with. Among the seats that flipped from red to […]