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The Mirror’s ‘Small State, Big Debate: Race’ event set for Oct. 6

The Connecticut Mirror, the state’s award-winning, nonprofit public policy news organization, will hold its second statewide public policy event, “Small State, Big Debate: Race,” on Tuesday, October 6, at Fairfield University. Tickets go on sale today with an early bird special through Aug. 20. Find all the details here. Continue Reading →

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Please donate today: The Mirror’s ‘Why I Give’ campaign ends Monday

A contentious 2015 Connecticut Legislative session drew to a close just before midnight Wednesday with the dramatic passage of a fiercely fought state budget. Our staff worked into the early hours Thursday to provide the same comprehensive, insightful coverage of those last hours that they delivered all session. And our audience responded in record numbers over those chaotic final days. This is just another reminder of why The Mirror exists. Please support us and donate today. Continue Reading →

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The Mirror’s “Why I Give” campaign begins

As a nonprofit news organization, we reach out and ask for your support three times a year, and with two months remaining in a contentious legislative session, now is one of those times. The Connecticut Mirror’s “Why I Give” campaign begins. We hope at least one thought resonates with you, enough to support our organization with a tax-deductible donation. Continue Reading →

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Trend CT and CT Viewpoints to launch Monday

The Connecticut News Project Inc., publisher of The Connecticut Mirror, is launching two new companion websites Monday — Trend CT, which will focus on public-interest data, and CT Viewpoints, an opinion forum. The new sites will work in concert with The Mirror, sharing its mission of explaining complex public issues in the interest of a more informed Connecticut. Continue Reading →

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Video: A CT Mirror/AARP conversation on caring for a rapidly aging state

Connecticut is old and getting older. One in seven residents is 75 or older, and the 65-plus population is projected to grow by 64 percent by 2030. Caring for an aging population was the topic Thursday of a Google Hangout, a conversation with Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, Sen. Joe Markley and Elaine Ryan of AARP. Continue Reading →

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‘Fiscal Sustainability’ series continues Thursday in New Haven

“Fiscal Sustainability: Critical to Connecticut’s Growth,” the fourth in a series of programs throughout the year discussing the state’s fiscal challenges and opportunities, will take place Thursday at the New Haven Lawn Club, 193 Whitney Ave., New Haven. Networking begins at 7:30 a.m. The program is scheduled for an 8 a.m. start. Continue Reading →

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Halfway home for the 2014 CT Mirror Summer Support Drive

Dear Friends,

We want to thank those who have donated during our 2014 CT Mirror Support Drive. We’re halfway home and we hope August will be just as generous. Three times a year we reach out and ask for your support. It’s the nature of the developing nonprofit news organization business model and for those who have given in the past, we appreciate everything you have offered by way of a tax-deductible donation. As we enter a critical election season, we hope you see the value in what our award-winning, talented staff produces on a daily basis. Continue Reading →

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