Gov. Lamont’s tax cuts and unwillingness to tax wealthy Connecticut residents, especially during a historically large state budget surplus, spell danger for higher education support.
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Expanded healthcare navigation program needed now in CT
Programs and efforts are urgently needed to address the lack of equitable healthcare access in Connecticut.
The impact of rising healthcare costs on low-income families
Governor Lamont and the legislature need to continue to take action this session on healthcare costs to alleviate the burden on struggling families.
Tackle food deserts to address a health crisis
Supporting healthy choices at city corner stores could be a way to tackle rising levels of obesity and type 2 diabetes.
Unions bring fair pay and fair play
A union greatly enhances the possibility of higher wages, better healthcare and can steward a work and family life balance for its members.
Corruption on the world’s biggest pitch
The World Cup should be a celebration of the beautiful game and a way to exchange culture, a way to bring people together, not a platform for corruption and greed.
Addressing winter homelessness in Connecticut
Making sure people don’t end up on the streets starts with offering support like a fully staffed housing hotline and adequate shelter space.
Solving the college mental health crisis
Mental health days and peer support should be the norm on college campuses to combat the rising impact of depression and anxiety.
The key to tackling Connecticut’s housing problem
Creating a ‘right to shelter’ is the first step to making sure families do not end up on the streets as evictions rise in Connecticut.
Connecticut needs stronger enforcement for affordable housing laws
Connecticut towns that do not submit plans to address affordable housing shortages should face real penalties.
Is there a solution to the healthcare crisis?
With life expectancy, infant mortality and access to care varying widely between towns in Connecticut, it’s time for a comprehensive answer.
An ode to Chinatowns
From the history-steeped streets of Toronto, Boston and New York, to newer suburban Chinatowns of Connecticut, communities are here to stay.
Special education’s pandemic-era crisis
There still aren’t enough special education teachers in Connecticut, and the pandemic has highlighted a huge unmet need for students.
Are Connecticut schools committing educational malpractice?
Connecticut schools are not required to teach sex education. That’s putting kids at risk, particularly after the isolation of the pandemic.
Parents are corrupting Connecticut’s public education system
The parental rights movement wants more control over what goes on in the classroom. But is that best for all children?