As the adults, both regular and superstar, we have to show up for our kids so that, together, we can learn and practice simple ways to cope with our emotions.
Those concerned about the cost of the earned income tax credit need to also weigh how reducing poverty offers real financial returns.
Students should not have to worry about being hungry at school.
It is time that Connecticut moves away from its history of segregation and provides access to safe and affordable housing for all families.
It is good for Lamont to chart a hopeful and unifying course for his second term. But, let’s not do so by avoiding the persistent and central challenges facing our state and nation.
Connecticut is an example of the preventable nature of gun violence. Our gun death rates are consistently the lowest in the nation – in large part due to Connecticut’s legal framework
Connecticut citizens deserve what 46 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. territories have: the opportunity to vote on more than one day.
Health care professionals can now petition for firearms to be removed when a person is at risk, but many don’t know enough about the new law.
In cities like Hartford, the gun violence crisis is ongoing and will not be solved through gun laws alone. It will require us to address poverty and violence caused by systemic racism.
Modern public health research shows that the ability to achieve your potential depends heavily on the circumstances in which you are born, grow and live.
Many of Connecticut’s community college students struggle to complete their studies, and remedial courses are substantial obstacles. Here’s a better way to help them.
Making the EITC expansion permanent rewards work, benefits children, and makes a long-term investment in the state.
I urge elected leaders and education advocates to attend to how desegregation efforts are impacting Asian American students —a diverse and growing, but often overlooked, population.
The current trend of “no visitor” policies in health care settings is bad for the well-being of patients, health care workers, and patients’ family members.
Conventional wisdom blames the current labor shortage on overly generous federal unemployment benefits. Such benefits can pay nearly as much as an hourly worker’s salary but are taken away upon accepting a job, making it reasonable to believe they could discourage a return to work. However, recent research shows that the impact of these benefits is likely small.