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An Interview with Connecticut Conference of Municipalities

April 28, 2021 •

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Source: The Municipal Voice • View

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Op-Ed: Amid concerns about family separation, let’s remember Connecticut’s children with incarcerated parents

April 27, 2021 • Rights & Justice

While many Americans watched in horror as family separation policies tore families apart at the border, many of us didn’t know how frequently our laws tear apart families of color here in Connecticut. When judges sentence parents to incarceration, they can unknowingly sentence children to family s...

Authors: Allison Durkin; Destiny Lopez; Eleanor Roberts •  Source: Connecticut Mirror • View

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Big dollars hang in the balance as CT finance panel rushes to finish work: Fonfara proposes consumption tax, asks higher earners to pay more for purchases

April 20, 2021 • Fiscal & Economics

Gov. Ned Lamont kicked off this year’s state budget debate by urging lawmakers to avoid broad-based tax hikes as Connecticut’s economy crawls out of the coronavirus pandemic. At the same time, though, many of Lamont’s fellow Democrats noted that COVID-19 has battered households as well, and ...

Authors: Keith M. Phaneuf •  Source: Connecticut Mirror • View

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