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One-in-25 students didn't participate at all in online classes. That's 137,000 children who lost learning.
There were 10,037 people incarcerated in state correctional facilities as of June 25.
Newly released data provides the most comprehensive look yet at how the virus has affected the state's courts and prisons.
The state's prison population is the lowest it's been since 1993. Here's why..
“Connecticut is ready, and we’ve been ready for a while,” Gov. Ned Lamont said Wednesday.
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It turns out that the 2016 rule of leaving the selection of a Supreme Court justice in an election year to the next president has a corollary: it applies only if the Senate is controlled by the party opposed to the president.
In 2021, Connecticut will debate legalizing marijuana. The governor wants it, 63.4 percent of Connecticut residents want it, taxpayers need it and nationwide, a ton of criminal justice reform campaigners and —here’s the part you hear least frequently— law enforcement officers also want it. There are solid reasons for this, despite commentary to the contrary, and that is especially so here in the Nutmeg State.
In 1968, the households in the top earning 20% received 43% of all the earned income in the country. By 2018, the top 20% of households (those earning above $130,000) brought in 52% of all earned income. This, not incidentally, was more than the lower 80% combined.
Amid COVID-19, when so much is uncertain, American workers are looking for opportunity. We can help them forge it by building on the Registered Apprenticeship program, and passing the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020.
Shea is a story about race and social inequalities that plague America. It is a narrative that prompts the question, “Do you know what it’s like to wake up in new skin?” Anthony Valentine lives in Bloomfield
Through my artwork I strive to create an example of ideas that reflect my desire to raise social consciousness, and cultural awareness. Jazz music is the catalyst to all my work, and plays a major influence in each piece of work.”
During times like these it’s often fun to revisit something familiar and approach things with a different slant. I have been taking some Pop culture and Art masterpieces and applying the vintage 1960’s and 70’s classic figures (Fisher Price, little people) to the make an amusing pieces. Here is my homage to Fisher -Price, Yellow […]
About the art: This was a local landmark on Marion Road in Cheshire. I have painted this old cider mill and farm over many years and felt it was a part of Connecticut’s history. Ellen Pliskin lives in Cheshire.