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Posted inCT Viewpoints

Best of 2019: Address the looming 20 percent cut in Social Security benefits

This Viewpoint was originally published in CT Mirror on August 6, 2019. Let’s be real. Social Security benefits will be cut by 20 percent in 2035 unless Congress acts, according to Social Security Chief Actuary Steve Goss. The Social Security 2100 Act, co-sponsored by 210 Members of the House of Representatives, not only prevents those […]

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Best of 2019: A millennial’s view on staying in Connecticut

If you’ve been reading the recent opinion pieces around the state, you will have noticed the dyspeptic arguments against living here. It’s been a seemingly endless flow of discontent and I’m tired of rolling my eyes so often. So in spite of the obvious risk of being called naive and reductive, I’d like to offer one millennial’s thoughts on staying in Connecticut.