A ceremonial bill signing marked progress and shortcomings in making Connecticut’s political world more hospitable to working mothers.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s first class of trial court nominations will fill 15 of the 50 vacancies.
While Blacks and Latinos are hardest hit by the coronavirus, they are wary of participating in vaccine trials.
There’s a significant gap between the ethnic and racial makeup of Connecticut’s larger cities and the police forces serving them.
WASHINGTON – Sen. Chris Murphy is tussling with U.S. News and World Report over the publication’s popular college rankings, arguing that enrollment of low-income and minority students are not given enough weight. The magazine responded Tuesday, saying it did not have the data to do what Murphy – and other Democratic senators – are suggesting.
Arunan Arulampalam ended his campaign for the Democratic nomination for state treasurer Tuesday with a concession and a challenge: He declined to risk a potentially racially divisive primary, but challenged Democrats to look at diversity with a broader lens than a tradition of nominating only African-Americans for treasurer.
Fairfield County, a region marked by sharp disparities in income and in urban and suburban life, faces particular challenges in assuring all its residents a quality education. Today, a special report, “Education, Diversity and Change in Fairfield County,” explores the issue through in-depth policy reporting, interactive maps and charts, photo galleries and opinion pieces written by teachers from the Connecticut Writing Project at Fairfield University.
The population of color in Connecticut has grown from 12% in 1980 to 29% in 2010, and if it were not for this increase, the state would have negative population growth. Diversity is Connecticut’s future, including the future of its economy.