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  • Thumbs Up For Palcohol Ban, Hartford's Fresh Veggies Bus

    Thumbs Up For Palcohol Ban, Hartford's Fresh Veggies Bus
    Thumbs up to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy for asking Congress to reverse its ban on funding syringe exchange programs. Exchanges prevent transmission of HIV and viral hepatitis among people who inject drugs. The ban on federal funds limits the effectiveness of state programs like Connecticut's, which has saved thousands of lives but could save more.
  • Wisconsin advances junk food limits, drug testing for those on public aid

    Wisconsin advances junk food limits, drug testing for those on public aid
    Public aid recipients in Wisconsin would be limited in how much junk food they could buy and forced to undergo screenings for illegal drug use under bills passed Wednesday by the state Assembly. The Republican-sponsored measures face an uncertain...

    Wisconsin Assembly passes junk food, drug testing bills

    Public aid recipients in Wisconsin would be limited in how much junk food they could buy and forced to undergo screenings for illegal drug use under bills passed Wednesday by the state Assembly. The Republican-sponsored measures face an uncertain future,...

    Congress must reauthorize Child Nutrition Act: My Word

     Congress must reauthorize Child Nutrition Act: My Word
    If budgets are moral documents, the latest proposal from the 114th Congress is not stacking up very well. This budget calls for giving the Pentagon $38 billion it is not even asking for and drastically cutting the money we spend on programs that feed...

    Access Community Action Agency marks 50 years of service

    Access Community Action Agency marks 50 years of service
    An April 17 event at UConn's Thomas J. Dodd Research Center celebrated 50 years of community service through the Access Community Action Agency. Peter DeBiasi, the Access President/CEO for the past 10 years, spoke of the agency's origins during his...