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Two weeks until The Mirror’s ‘Small State, Big Debate: Race’ event

Two weeks remain until The Connecticut Mirror’s annual event, “Small State, Big Debate: Race” on Oct. 6 at Fairfield University. The full event will feature New York Times columnist Charles Blow as the keynote speaker and also includes sessions on criminal justice with discussions on the governor’s “second-chance society” and policy research. Continue Reading →

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CT Mirror’s ‘Small State, Big Debate: Race’ — Only limited seating remains for three sessions

Tickets sales continue for The Connecticut Mirror’s statewide public policy event, “Small State, Big Debate: Race,” with only limited seating available for the three of the eight sessions. The full event will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Fairfield University. 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: Workplace Retirement: Mirror/AARP Google Hangout

Along with sponsor AARP, The Connecticut Mirror will host its third Google Hangout on Thursday morning with Comptroller Kevin P. Lembo to discuss workplace retirement and savings options. Joining host and Mirror Budget Reporter Keith Phaneuf will be Lembo and AARP National Senior Legislative Representative Sarah Mysiewicz Gill from Washington D.C. Topics covered will include private workplace retirement options available to employees, payroll deduction savings plan and unfunded liabilities. 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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Special Report: Education, Diversity and Change in Fairfield County

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. 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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2014 Spring Drive: Support The Mirror

Please support The Connecticut Mirror’s mission today at any one of our levels during our 2014 Spring Support Drive. Join our Publisher’s Circle. If you are a business, organization or in the nonprofit sector (especially in health care and education) there are ways to support The Mirror at a modest level. We thank you. Continue Reading →

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