• Health

How does the public option bill differ from Gov. Ned Lamont’s health care plan? Here’s a look at the two proposals.

With the rising cost of care a central issue this legislative session, lawmakers and Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration have each…

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How do we show that we value teachers? By listening to them.

When I was graduating college, my friends’ futures were brimming with impressive labels: Google, Facebook, McKinsey, Bain, PhD, MD, Fulbrights…

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Sports betting in Connecticut: Can’t all the brands just get along?

When it comes to legalized sports betting in Connecticut, it’s time that all of the parties gathered in a room…

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COVID-19 will push nursing home design forward

Over 40 percent of American deaths attributed to COVID-19 have been nursing home residents. Outdated nursing home designs contributed to the…

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Let gig economy workers pursue options

In response to your February 22 story, “In an evolving economy, lawmakers take roles once played by unions:” Like many…

  • Politics

Rep. Patricia Billie Miller wins vacant Senate seat

Rep. Patricia Billie Miller, D-Stamford, won a special election to the state Senate.

  • Money

CT hasn’t started collecting new payroll tax from state workers

Connecticut established a new payroll tax surcharge on Jan. 1 but still isn't deducting it from state workers' paychecks.

  • Gaming

Mohegans agree to sharing sports betting with CT Lottery

The CT Lottery, Mohegan Sun and, presumably, Foxwoods Resort casinos could offer sports betting and online gambling.

  • Gaming

Live and on TV, gambling negotiations go public

The Lamont administration used a public hearing to dramatically stake its position in sports betting negotiations.

  • Money

Lamont’s budget offers another round of tax amnesty

Gov. Ned Lamont’s proposal waives penalties and caps interest at 3% over each of the next two fiscal years.

  • COVID-19
  • Education

Will getting teachers vaccinated get students back in school full time? It might not be that easy

Districts will have to convince parents and students that in-person learning is safe and that students won't bring COVID-19 home.

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Fitness is part of Connecticut’s COVID solution

Based on what we now know about infection rates and transmission, it is more apparent than ever before that gyms,…

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Connecticut can’t afford state government-run health insurance

As much as I support strengthening and improving healthcare, I do not believe SB 842 is the way to do…

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Disabled, marginalized, stalled and walled

As a bilingual health information specialist for PATH P2P Family Voices CT and National Family Voices Cultural Responsiveness Telehealth Team,…

  • Politics

Final passage of ‘Crown Act’ comes on unanimous vote

With a unanimous vote, Connecticut became the latest state to adopt legislation prohibiting discrimination based on hairstyles associated with race.