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Because ridership has plummeted, Amtrak is seeking at least $1.5 billion in new federal pandemic funds.
Some towns and cities here are experimenting with them, however.
Connecticut is taking a big step toward re-energizing its construction economy, seeking nearly $1.4 billion in financing.
Stay-at-home orders and social distancing have raised the demand for bikes just as they became scarcer than normal.
With revenues evaporating and upgrades long overdue, Connecticut will have to act soon to solve its transportation financing problems.
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Summer of Solutions Hartford is a youth leadership nonprofit organization in Hartford run by Black, queer, disabled and nonbinary femmes. As the children of formally incarcerated people, we have built an analysis on the needs of marginalized communities by addressing those affected by intergenerational oppression due to food apartheid, policing, and anti-Black racism.
Since early last Spring, when our nursing home had its first case of COVID-19, life, and death, have never been the same. Being immersed in the deadly effects of the invisible poison we call COVID-19 has consumed the lives of those of us caring for patients inflicted with this horrible illness.
Our state has made noteworthy progress in reducing annual homelessness at a time when many states have seen tragically large increases in this terrible problem.
However, a growing number of households in Connecticut are facing challenges in accessing and affordably maintaining adequate housing. We need Congress to provide more resources.
CSCU President Ojakian and the Board of Regents for Higher Education would rather raid the scarce community college system reserves than cease wasting money on managers for the Connecticut State Community College.
Shea is a story about race and social inequalities that plague America. It is a narrative that prompts the question, “Do you know what it’s like to wake up in new skin?” Anthony Valentine lives in Bloomfield
Through my artwork I strive to create an example of ideas that reflect my desire to raise social consciousness, and cultural awareness. Jazz music is the catalyst to all my work, and plays a major influence in each piece of work.”
During times like these it’s often fun to revisit something familiar and approach things with a different slant. I have been taking some Pop culture and Art masterpieces and applying the vintage 1960’s and 70’s classic figures (Fisher Price, little people) to the make an amusing pieces. Here is my homage to Fisher -Price, Yellow […]
About the art: This was a local landmark on Marion Road in Cheshire. I have painted this old cider mill and farm over many years and felt it was a part of Connecticut’s history. Ellen Pliskin lives in Cheshire.