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In one of the most segregated states in the nation, the governor and legislators are calling for new measures to entice towns to build more affordable housing.
We created a guide to the Section 8 program. You’ll learn how to apply, how to qualify for a voucher and what it’s like to live in Section 8 housing.
Section 8 vouchers should give low-income people the opportunity to live outside poor communities. But discriminatory landlords, exclusionary zoning and the federal government's hands-off approach leave recipients with few places to call home.
A year after the Department of Correction took over inmate medical care, the system remains plagued by staffing shortages that workers say puts patients at risk.
Connecticut’s approach to affordable housing creates pockets of poverty, locking low-income people out of opportunities that are just around the corner.
Connecticut is at risk of missing out on billions of dollars of federal revenue it should rightfully receive. The reason: many state residents will needlessly be undercounted in the upcoming Census.
In addition to playing politics, American Presidents play golf, hole after hole after hole. It is one of the few bipartisan activities left standing. Dwight D. Eisenhower hit them straight down the middle often, as did his successor, John F. Kennedy, who is purported to have been the best golfer to inhabit the White House. The nation’s biggest golfer, however, was William Howard Taft, who weighed in at more than 300 pounds.
Because of the previous course of human events in Connecticut, it has become necessary for we Connecticut citizens to dissolve the existing
completely artificial municipal borders which have separated us from one another and to assume among the powers of the earth that having 169 separate and disparate cities and towns was a really bad idea.
When transparency advocates complained about the Freedom of Information exemption for the Partnership for Connecticut, we were told to wait for smoke before yelling “fire.” Well, now we have smoke billowing from the kitchen.
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