The CT Mirror https://ctmirror.org Reflecting Connecticut’s Reality. Sun, 22 Sep 2019 13:03:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.3 https://dfcby4322olzt.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/ctmirror-favicon.png The CT Mirror https://ctmirror.org 32 32 160333256 Longtime crusader against Oxycontin begins to see the fruits of her struggle https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/22/longtime-crusader-against-oxycontin-begins-to-see-the-fruits-of-her-struggle/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/22/longtime-crusader-against-oxycontin-begins-to-see-the-fruits-of-her-struggle/#respond Sun, 22 Sep 2019 09:00:31 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=881026 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/22/longtime-crusader-against-oxycontin-begins-to-see-the-fruits-of-her-struggle/feed/ 0 881026 Climate ‘strikers’ ask Lamont to take emergency steps on environment https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/20/climate-strikers-ask-lamont-to-take-emergency-steps-on-environment/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/20/climate-strikers-ask-lamont-to-take-emergency-steps-on-environment/#comments Fri, 20 Sep 2019 23:04:23 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=881129 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/20/climate-strikers-ask-lamont-to-take-emergency-steps-on-environment/feed/ 3 881129 On transportation, a moment of bipartisanship https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/20/on-transportation-a-moment-of-bipartisanship/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/20/on-transportation-a-moment-of-bipartisanship/#comments Fri, 20 Sep 2019 21:43:20 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=881153 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/20/on-transportation-a-moment-of-bipartisanship/feed/ 6 881153 Lamont: Don’t even think about spending projected surplus https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/20/lamont-urges-lawmakers-to-leave-the-state-budget-alone/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/20/lamont-urges-lawmakers-to-leave-the-state-budget-alone/#comments Fri, 20 Sep 2019 19:18:05 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=881130 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/20/lamont-urges-lawmakers-to-leave-the-state-budget-alone/feed/ 1 881130 CT’s small solutions to climate change: Making Bridgeport more resilient https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/20/cts-small-solutions-to-climate-change-making-bridgeport-more-resilient/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/20/cts-small-solutions-to-climate-change-making-bridgeport-more-resilient/#respond Fri, 20 Sep 2019 09:00:46 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880655 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/20/cts-small-solutions-to-climate-change-making-bridgeport-more-resilient/feed/ 0 880655 Lobbying war stalls Congress’ attempt to end ‘surprise medical bills’ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/20/lobbying-war-stalls-congress-attempt-to-end-surprise-medical-bills/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/20/lobbying-war-stalls-congress-attempt-to-end-surprise-medical-bills/#comments Fri, 20 Sep 2019 09:00:31 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880904 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/20/lobbying-war-stalls-congress-attempt-to-end-surprise-medical-bills/feed/ 1 880904 A disregard for competent delivery of mass transit service https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/a-disregard-for-competent-delivery-of-mass-transit-service/ https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/a-disregard-for-competent-delivery-of-mass-transit-service/#comments Fri, 20 Sep 2019 08:58:37 +0000 https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/ https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/a-disregard-for-competent-delivery-of-mass-transit-service/feed/ 1 879686 Lamont administration limits tax hike on prepared meals https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/lamont-administration-limits-tax-hike-on-prepared-meals/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/lamont-administration-limits-tax-hike-on-prepared-meals/#comments Fri, 20 Sep 2019 00:41:37 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=881081 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/lamont-administration-limits-tax-hike-on-prepared-meals/feed/ 3 881081 Blumenthal dines with Zuckerberg to discuss Facebook regulations https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/blumenthal-dines-with-zuckerberg-to-discuss-facebook-regulations/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/blumenthal-dines-with-zuckerberg-to-discuss-facebook-regulations/#comments Thu, 19 Sep 2019 23:12:51 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=881057 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/blumenthal-dines-with-zuckerberg-to-discuss-facebook-regulations/feed/ 1 881057 Lamont brings greetings, not cash, to housing conference https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/lamont-brings-greetings-not-cash-to-housing-conference/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/lamont-brings-greetings-not-cash-to-housing-conference/#respond Thu, 19 Sep 2019 22:36:28 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=881052 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/lamont-brings-greetings-not-cash-to-housing-conference/feed/ 0 881052 CSCU leader concerned about whether funding for debt-free college is viable https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/cscu-leader-concerned-about-whether-funding-for-debt-free-college-is-viable/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/cscu-leader-concerned-about-whether-funding-for-debt-free-college-is-viable/#respond Thu, 19 Sep 2019 22:23:25 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=881025 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/cscu-leader-concerned-about-whether-funding-for-debt-free-college-is-viable/feed/ 0 881025 Lawmakers vow to introduce ban on flavored vaping products if federal effort stalls https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/lawmakers-vow-to-introduce-ban-on-flavored-vaping-products-if-federal-effort-stalls/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/lawmakers-vow-to-introduce-ban-on-flavored-vaping-products-if-federal-effort-stalls/#comments Thu, 19 Sep 2019 19:52:25 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=881024 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/lawmakers-vow-to-introduce-ban-on-flavored-vaping-products-if-federal-effort-stalls/feed/ 2 881024 Labor Department: CT added 2,800 jobs in August https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/labor-department-ct-added-2800-jobs-in-august/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/labor-department-ct-added-2800-jobs-in-august/#comments Thu, 19 Sep 2019 17:00:28 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=881001 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/labor-department-ct-added-2800-jobs-in-august/feed/ 1 881001 CT’s small solutions to climate change: South Windsor goes solar https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/cts-small-solutions-to-climate-change-south-windsor-goes-solar/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/cts-small-solutions-to-climate-change-south-windsor-goes-solar/#comments Thu, 19 Sep 2019 09:00:56 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880394 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/cts-small-solutions-to-climate-change-south-windsor-goes-solar/feed/ 4 880394 Reviving cities must include the excluded https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/reviving-cities-must-include-the-excluded/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/reviving-cities-must-include-the-excluded/#comments Thu, 19 Sep 2019 09:00:51 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=867768 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/reviving-cities-must-include-the-excluded/feed/ 7 867768 Can Marilyn Moore duplicate Mike Jarjura’s write-in win? https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/can-marilyn-moore-duplicate-mike-jarjuras-write-in-win/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/can-marilyn-moore-duplicate-mike-jarjuras-write-in-win/#respond Thu, 19 Sep 2019 09:00:42 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880984 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/19/can-marilyn-moore-duplicate-mike-jarjuras-write-in-win/feed/ 0 880984 Straight talk about reducing gun homicides https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/straight-talk-about-reducing-gun-homicides/ https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/straight-talk-about-reducing-gun-homicides/#comments Thu, 19 Sep 2019 08:58:28 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880844 https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/straight-talk-about-reducing-gun-homicides/feed/ 2 880844 Three words. Big argument on what they mean. https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/18/three-words-big-argument-on-what-they-mean/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/18/three-words-big-argument-on-what-they-mean/#comments Wed, 18 Sep 2019 22:01:41 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880970 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/18/three-words-big-argument-on-what-they-mean/feed/ 5 880970 Murphy meets with Barr on gun background check plan https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/18/murphy-to-meet-with-barr-on-gun-background-check-plan/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/18/murphy-to-meet-with-barr-on-gun-background-check-plan/#comments Wed, 18 Sep 2019 21:14:22 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880963 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/18/murphy-to-meet-with-barr-on-gun-background-check-plan/feed/ 1 880963 Sandy Hook Promise releases horrific new PSA on school shootings https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/18/sandy-hook-promise-releases-horrific-new-psa-on-school-shootings/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/18/sandy-hook-promise-releases-horrific-new-psa-on-school-shootings/#respond Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:57:22 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880956 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/18/sandy-hook-promise-releases-horrific-new-psa-on-school-shootings/feed/ 0 880956 Murphy leads Dems in bid to press Trump, GOP, on guns bills https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/18/murphy-leads-dems-in-bid-to-press-trump-gop-on-guns-bills/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/18/murphy-leads-dems-in-bid-to-press-trump-gop-on-guns-bills/#comments Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:06:19 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880914 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/18/murphy-leads-dems-in-bid-to-press-trump-gop-on-guns-bills/feed/ 2 880914 CT’s small solutions to climate change: when flood control spurs economic development https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/18/cts-small-solutions-to-climate-change-when-flood-control-spurs-economic-development/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/18/cts-small-solutions-to-climate-change-when-flood-control-spurs-economic-development/#comments Wed, 18 Sep 2019 09:00:17 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880478 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/18/cts-small-solutions-to-climate-change-when-flood-control-spurs-economic-development/feed/ 2 880478 Response to ‘reason and responsibility in child vaccinations’ https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/response-to-reason-and-responsibility-in-child-vaccinations/ https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/response-to-reason-and-responsibility-in-child-vaccinations/#comments Wed, 18 Sep 2019 08:58:57 +0000 https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/ https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/response-to-reason-and-responsibility-in-child-vaccinations/feed/ 5 880630 Not bullying, Jim. We’re exercising our democratic rights https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/not-bullying-jim-were-exercising-our-democratic-rights/ https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/not-bullying-jim-were-exercising-our-democratic-rights/#comments Wed, 18 Sep 2019 08:58:28 +0000 https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/ https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/not-bullying-jim-were-exercising-our-democratic-rights/feed/ 2 880367 October’s regressive grocery tax https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/octobers-regressive-grocery-tax/ https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/octobers-regressive-grocery-tax/#comments Tue, 17 Sep 2019 19:44:09 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880872 https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/octobers-regressive-grocery-tax/feed/ 7 880872 Lamont: Prepared food tax hike will be narrowed in scope https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/17/lamont-prepared-food-tax-hike-will-be-narrowed-in-scope/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/17/lamont-prepared-food-tax-hike-will-be-narrowed-in-scope/#comments Tue, 17 Sep 2019 18:58:39 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880867 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/17/lamont-prepared-food-tax-hike-will-be-narrowed-in-scope/feed/ 10 880867 Blumenthal sponsors bill to try to block Trump ‘public charge’ rule https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/17/blumenthal-sponsors-bill-to-try-to-block-trump-public-charge-rule/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/17/blumenthal-sponsors-bill-to-try-to-block-trump-public-charge-rule/#comments Tue, 17 Sep 2019 17:00:33 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880851 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/17/blumenthal-sponsors-bill-to-try-to-block-trump-public-charge-rule/feed/ 3 880851 Feds to brief legislators on transportation funding alternatives https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/17/feds-to-brief-legislators-on-transportation-funding-alternatives/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/17/feds-to-brief-legislators-on-transportation-funding-alternatives/#comments Tue, 17 Sep 2019 09:00:56 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880812 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/17/feds-to-brief-legislators-on-transportation-funding-alternatives/feed/ 2 880812 CT’s small solutions to climate change: creating salt marsh in Stonington https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/17/cts-small-solutions-to-climate-change-creating-salt-marsh-in-stonington/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/17/cts-small-solutions-to-climate-change-creating-salt-marsh-in-stonington/#respond Tue, 17 Sep 2019 09:00:05 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880226 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/17/cts-small-solutions-to-climate-change-creating-salt-marsh-in-stonington/feed/ 0 880226 Rebooting Lamont’s transportation plans https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/rebooting-lamonts-transportation-plans/ https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/rebooting-lamonts-transportation-plans/#comments Tue, 17 Sep 2019 08:58:37 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880795 https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/rebooting-lamonts-transportation-plans/feed/ 3 880795 Moore promises formal complaint of voter fraud https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/16/moore-promises-formal-complaint-of-voter-fraud/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/16/moore-promises-formal-complaint-of-voter-fraud/#comments Mon, 16 Sep 2019 22:15:05 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880789 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/16/moore-promises-formal-complaint-of-voter-fraud/feed/ 2 880789 Senate Dems say tax officials inflated prepared foods levy https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/16/senate-dems-say-tax-officials-inflated-prepared-foods-levy/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/16/senate-dems-say-tax-officials-inflated-prepared-foods-levy/#comments Mon, 16 Sep 2019 20:52:59 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880772 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/16/senate-dems-say-tax-officials-inflated-prepared-foods-levy/feed/ 11 880772 Nursing home vacancies test Lamont’s relationship with labor https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/16/nursing-home-vacancies-test-lamonts-relationship-with-labor/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/16/nursing-home-vacancies-test-lamonts-relationship-with-labor/#comments Mon, 16 Sep 2019 20:09:57 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880738 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/16/nursing-home-vacancies-test-lamonts-relationship-with-labor/feed/ 1 880738 DPH commissioner finds her voice on immunizations https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/16/dph-commissioner-finds-her-voice-on-immunizations/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/16/dph-commissioner-finds-her-voice-on-immunizations/#comments Mon, 16 Sep 2019 19:50:27 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880733 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/16/dph-commissioner-finds-her-voice-on-immunizations/feed/ 3 880733 Purdue bankruptcy opens door for CT towns to weigh opioid deal https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/16/purdue-bankruptcy-opens-door-for-ct-towns-to-weigh-opioid-deal/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/16/purdue-bankruptcy-opens-door-for-ct-towns-to-weigh-opioid-deal/#respond Mon, 16 Sep 2019 19:43:29 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880734 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/16/purdue-bankruptcy-opens-door-for-ct-towns-to-weigh-opioid-deal/feed/ 0 880734 CT’s small solutions to climate change: new tool shows effects of sea level rise https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/16/forewarned-is-forearmed-new-tool-shows-future-sea-level-rise-in-ct/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/16/forewarned-is-forearmed-new-tool-shows-future-sea-level-rise-in-ct/#comments Mon, 16 Sep 2019 09:00:04 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880224 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/16/forewarned-is-forearmed-new-tool-shows-future-sea-level-rise-in-ct/feed/ 5 880224 Educators must respond to the trauma of Sandy Hook https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/educators-respond-to-the-trauma-of-sandy-hook/ https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/educators-respond-to-the-trauma-of-sandy-hook/#comments Mon, 16 Sep 2019 08:58:40 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880016 https://ctmirror.org/category/ct-viewpoints/educators-respond-to-the-trauma-of-sandy-hook/feed/ 2 880016 Kamala Harris’ fundraising tour lands in Greenwich https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/15/kamala-harris-fundraising-tour-lands-in-greenwich/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/15/kamala-harris-fundraising-tour-lands-in-greenwich/#respond Sun, 15 Sep 2019 12:21:19 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880644 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/15/kamala-harris-fundraising-tour-lands-in-greenwich/feed/ 0 880644 Vapers seek relief from nicotine addiction in — wait for it — cigarettes https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/15/vapers-seek-relief-from-nicotine-addiction-in-wait-for-it-cigarettes/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/15/vapers-seek-relief-from-nicotine-addiction-in-wait-for-it-cigarettes/#comments Sun, 15 Sep 2019 09:00:55 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880570 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/15/vapers-seek-relief-from-nicotine-addiction-in-wait-for-it-cigarettes/feed/ 2 880570 Vaping by the numbers https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/15/vaping-by-the-numbers/ https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/15/vaping-by-the-numbers/#respond Sun, 15 Sep 2019 09:00:06 +0000 http://ctmirror.org/?p=880531 https://ctmirror.org/2019/09/15/vaping-by-the-numbers/feed/ 0 880531