Most defendants in New York who need help for substance-use disorder can avail themselves of treatment courts. Why is Connecticut far behind?
Books are not inherently good or bad; it is the way that they are taught that can highlight a potentially offensive or negative reading.
Connecticut lawmakers have shied away from providing safe injection sites for drug users in this state. They could have been a step forward.
Connecticut towns that do not submit plans to address affordable housing shortages should face real penalties.
Almost half of suspensions in Connecticut schools are for minor offenses. That’s depriving kids of much-needed time in the classroom.
People who represent themselves in custody, eviction and other cases are disadvantaged because they can’t afford an attorney. That’s wrong.
We have legislation in place to help us clean up harmful algal blooms, but these efforts have been underfunded for decades.
Hesitation over supervised injection sites for drug users is hindering what could be a life-saving solution to substance-use disorder.
Providing health insurance for all undocumented children is not only the right thing to do, it will save money in the long run.
Connecticut has strong gun laws, but until the Violence Against Women Act is strengthened by closing the ‘boyfriend loophole,’ women remain at risk.
Thousands of restaurants in Connecticut are still hurting from COVID shutdowns and restrictions. Lawmakers must step up to help them.
The failure of Connecticut’s bill to ban single-use plastic items means we must lobby to pass legislation on the federal level.
Connecticut legislators are rightly prioritizing children’s mental health this session, but they are still short-changing community nonprofits.
Connecticut must invest money to ensure all schools have access to lifesaving naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal medication.
The current self-regulated system of healthcare inside Connecticut’s prisons repeatedly fails incarcerated men and women both during their incarceration and after their release. Reform and oversight will save lives and money.