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Connecticut Voices for Children

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  • Vote Republican For A Change

    Regarding the November election, a recently released report by Connecticut Voices for Children found that the state has regained only 64 percent of the more than 100,000 jobs it lost during the recession. Additionally, Connecticut continues to have higher unemployment than the nation and peer states.
  • Report: Recession Worsened Wage Stagnation For Those In Bottom Half

    Report: Recession Worsened Wage Stagnation For Those In Bottom Half
    For the past 14 years, an advocacy group says, "good jobs have been in short supply" in Connecticut, and the result is that wages for the bottom half of workers, after inflation, are lower than they were in 2000. Connecticut Voices for Children, a...

    Higher Minimum Wage Benefits Workers, Businesses

    Perception often lags behind reality, particularly when it comes to the minimum wage in Connecticut and the country. Because of the unfortunate — but not unusual — time lag in recognizing facts on the ground, much of the resistance to the...

    Arrests In Schools Becoming Far Too Common

    If you are outraged that kids as young as kindergarten age are commonly suspended and expelled from Connecticut's public schools, prepare to get a whole lot angrier. We must also pay attention to an even more extreme form of school discipline, arrest....

    Malloy's Budget: A Fiscal High Wire

    Malloy's Budget: A Fiscal High Wire
    TOWNS SEE LOOMING SHORTFALLS By Betsy Gara Town leaders are anxiously crunching numbers as they review Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget. Given the size of the budget deficit, the Connecticut Council of Small Towns applauds the intent of the...