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Businesses owned by minorities and women suffered disproportionately during the COVID-19 pandemic. New Haven is trying to help.
The company will review the actions of nursing home operators and employees, industry executives and state officials,
Lawmakers, who want a second special session to broaden the agenda, say this is a 'table-setting moment' for racial equity.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration expects to finish divvying up Connecticut’s $1.4 billion share of the Coronavirus Relief Fund next month.
Connecticut borrowers included law firms, manufacturers and Choate, who says it returned the money.
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Connecticut taxpayers have no way of knowing how much they’re paying for each COVID-19 test. That’s because state Comptroller Kevin Lembo has redacted pricing information from contracts at the request of the vendors.
Connecticut State Community College, Connecticut’s single community college, is currently being designed to be in place by 2023. This single institution, made up of the 12 community colleges that currently exist in the state, is a completely reimagined college. It is being built to focus on the success of all students, based on best practices that are working around the country and that result in more students graduating in a timely manner and securing jobs that pay family sustaining wages.
I’m not sure where to begin to comment on Paula Matzke’s commentary Connecticut's plan for reopening is a disaster in the making. She seems to find and illustrate major concerns with going back to school, going back to school in masks and social distancing, and distance learning, with no offered solutions.
On the anniversary of Juneteenth, hundreds of mostly young, Black protesters went directly to the Hartford mayor’s brownstone house in downtown with a simple demand: abolish police. Despite their demand, the mayor’s response was a mismatch. Instead of defunding, abolishing, or even tangibly reducing the size of the police, the mayor recommended building more affordable housing in the suburbs. Rather than racial and economic justice for the Black and Puerto Rican people in Hartford now, the response was clear: I will not help you change policies, but I will help you leave.
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