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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.
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Mayor of New Haven Justin Elicker’s recent Op-Ed of July 16, 2020 entitled “Let’s tax Connecticut’s Segregation” was, finally, a cogent and direct explanation of why Connecticut continues to have the highest minority achievement gap in the country, and why without addressing the issue of using property taxes to fund almost all local costs, Connecticut will continue to sustain the egregious state of keeping towns like Darien, Westport, New Canaan and so many others flush with amenities for their children, while other places with greater poverty can barely sustain the basics for their schools.
Everything needs a limiting principle to protect it from excess, to keep it from transitioning from positive to negative and doing more harm than good.
If we asked 25 different people what “defund the police” means, we would likely get 25 different definitions. Our definition focuses on where the investment should take place while recognizing that public safety is a priority.
My wife and I are in the same position as parents across our state. We have three children going into eighth, ninth and 10th grades. Back to school issues have consumed our discussions.
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