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Homes with more black and Hispanic residents tended to have more COVID-19 infections and deaths.
Gov. Ned Lamont is expected to announce an initial round of emergency pandemic relief for cities and towns Thursday.
All the state's nursing homes have been inspected since the pandemic began.
Blacks are angry. Whites are engaged. The young are mobilized. A black lawmaker asks, Will it go anywhere?
Blumenthal, Murphy join others condemning "use of the U.S. military to impede the First Amendment rights of Americans."
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Community foundations pledge to match the state's funding for census outreach.
Even though one-fourth of CT's census tracts are deemed hard to count, the state is relying on volunteers and hopes for philanthropy.
Connecticut State Attorney General explains why he and other state attorneys general from all over the country are demanding answers from Facebook about the data breaches soon to be addressed by Congress in hearings Tuesday and Wednesday.
American cities are inflamed once again. The tinder being the murder of a black man, George Floyd, at the hands of a thuggish white police officer in Minneapolis who handcuffed him and choked him to death by placing a knee on his neck while three other police officers blandly observed. Floyd was accused of the heinous crime of passing a counterfeit $20 bill.
More than a half-million people in every Connecticut city and town rely on community nonprofits for services critical to helping them achieve a quality and healthy life.
The Alliance is the statewide association, and the voice of community nonprofits, representing 117,000 Connecticut workers in this vital field. Today, those workers are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, feeding the hungry and unemployed, supporting those with disabilities, helping the incarcerated successfully return to their communities and working to ensure continuity of mental health services, every day.
As a pastor at Faith Church and a resident of Danbury, I have seen firsthand how our city’s schools are some of the most crowded in the state. In recent years, our city’s economy has boomed and our community has flourished. Families have flocked to Danbury and we value those from every background. We welcome new residents with open arms because we know that each new neighbor opens Danbury to new horizons.
George Floyd’s death at the hands, or rather knee, of a Minnesota police officer demonstrates the difficulty in holding law enforcement accountable. Before this latest incident, the officer, Derek Chauvin, faced at least 17 misconduct complaints with the Minneapolis Police Department.
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