Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: Connecticut

Victory for workers: Connecticut passes legislation raising state’s minimum wage to...

Connecticut now joins New Jersey, Illinois and Maryland by passing a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2023.

Why are Democrats trying to end the independence of the Green...

This attempted takeover of the Connecticut Greens shows the Democratic Party does not want competition from an authentic third party that stands in opposition to the two corporate-funded parties.

10 years ago, Connecticut got big money out of its elections....

The landmark public financing system is under threat.

BREAKING: Connecticut To Automatically Register 400,000 Voters

Connecticut becomes the fifth state to adopt this policy to make it easier to vote.

Connecticut Ends Veteran Homelessness

Now two states in the nation, Connecticut and Vermont, have a system in place to make sure that all homeless Veterans can find permanent housing within 60 days.

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Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

A school choice nightmare: Families getting government funding to switch from public to private...

The harrowing story of a Maine family shows the potential perils families face when they transfer to privately run schools that are less subject to government oversight.

GOP readies ‘shameful’ vote to oust Omar from House Committee

"The GOP is riddled with white nationalists and antisemites. It is infuriating and absurd that they are trying to distract from the bigoted hatred in their own party by attacking a progressive woman of color."

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

City trees save lives, first-of-its-kind study finds

Planting trees has additional benefits for communities beyond keeping cities cool, such as reducing air pollution and boosting mental health.