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Connecticut infrastructure solutions require private sector help

Like many states, Connecticut faces numerous infrastructure problems, largely resulting from a lack of long-term provision for repair and maintenance costs. Much of the country’s infrastructure was built with design-bid-build contracts focused on the cheapest way to build projects, making long-term management more difficult and costly, leading to the “crumbling” conditions seen throughout the country.

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A tax pathway to balanced journalism

The Connecticut Mirror is one example of a new form of nonprofit (tax exempt) news site that has emerged throughout the country over the last decade in locations where traditional for-profit print newspapers have failed or are failing because they cannot sell enough advertising to stay in business.   The numbers are significant. I am an enthusiastic supporter of these news organizations, and you should be, too.