Advocates say some towns, like Branford, favor elderly complexes as a way to prevent construction of affordable housing for families.
Nationally, mothers lost work at three times the rate of fathers in the pandemic. The loss was even worse for single mothers.
Navaretta has been the department’s acting commissioner since Miriam Delphin-Rittmon left the position several months ago.
People in more rural parts of CT face fewer birthing options as hospitals move to suspend labor and delivery services.