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Report: Conn. Income Inequality Outpaces U.S., Holds Back Children Of Color

September 30, 2020 •

Advocates for children say Connecticut needs to confront the state’s rising income inequality with a “sweeping, antiracist” program. A report released Wednesday by Connecticut Voices for Children says racial discrimination and loss of worker power are defining features of the state’s eco...

Authors: Sabrina Garone •  Source: WSHU Public Radio • View

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Income Inequality Spikes In State

September 30, 2020 •

$3,092,389: That’s the average yearly income for the top 1 percent of Connecticut households —  41 times what the average household in Connecticut makes. These findings cpme from an annual report released Wednesday by Connecticut Voices for Children (CT Voices). Titled “The State of Workin...

Authors: Rabhya Mehrotra •  Source: New Haven Independent • View

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