There are only a handful of walk-up testing sites in the state, prohibiting those without cars from getting tested.
Concern grows that COVID-19 disproportionately impacts minorities, but the data is incomplete
Civil rights leaders are urging the governor to intensify efforts to gather better racial and ethic data on the pandemic.
Travelers, other insurers, accused of discriminating against low-income tenants
WASHINGTON – Travelers Insurance Co. is being sued over allegations it has refused to insure properties that house federally subsidized low-income tenants — and other insurers in Connecticut may have done the same.
CT civil rights panel seeks greater protections on solitary confinement
WASHINGTON — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a bill last month that reforms the practice of placing prisoners in solitary confinement, but the new law doesn’t go far enough for a state civil rights panel that says minority inmates are confined disproportionally.
Hartford mayor, police chief, help Obama sell policing initiative
WASHINGTON – Mayor Pedro Segarra and Hartford Police Chief James Rovella were among dozens of officials invited to the White House Thursday to help President Obama promote a policing initiative aimed at preventing the types of police shootings that touched off riots in Ferguson, Mo., and Baltimore.