Voices from the Capitol


Fred McKinney (opinion): A reliable rate of return on early childhood education

The following op-ed was featured in CT Insider. One of the major contributions Nobel Prize laureate and University of Chicago economist James Heckman made to American society is his groundbreaking work on the rate of return on early childhood education. His studies and those inspired by his research...

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Paul Choiniere (opinion): Diverse advocacy groups agree on what ails Connecticut

This op-ed was featured in The Day. ———- When you have the head of a business association and a researcher for a progressive think tank pointing toward the same solutions to improve Connecticut’s economy and provide more opportunities for its citizens, the building blocks for co...

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Editorial: Housing solutions require leadership

July 20, 2023 •

OPINION Hearst Connecticut Media Editorial Board July 20, 2023 We didn’t need a U.S. senator to tell us we have a housing crisis. We can see it every day. Supply is down, prices are up, evictions are climbing and options are limited. But it doesn’t hurt to have powerful people making the case th...

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Giving Connecticut Children an Equity Boost, from Birth

March 5, 2023 •

This op-ed was published in Connecticut by the Numbers. However, it was originally published as testimony provided to the state legislature’s Appropriations Committee.    Poverty is a policy choice. A wide body of research tell us that the difference between financial security and poverty is...

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