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Red Jahncke (opinion): Discourse over CT employee pensions driven by a distorted report

In 2015, the Malloy administration commissioned a study of Connecticut’s State Employees Retirement System (SERS) by the Center for Retirement Research, a prominent pension research institute.While the center’s report was well done and most of its recommendations were adopted by the state, the center miscalculated the level of employee pension benefits, saying they were not “overly generous.” They were and, today, still are overgenerous.

registercitizen.com ,  14min 0
Red Jahncke (opinion): Discourse over CT employee pensions driven by a distorted report

MORNING BUSINESS REPORT: Highest paying jobs in CT, best companies to work for, rising gas prices

(WFSB) - The highest gas prices in years are on the way.Plus, what is the highest paying job in Connecticut besides doctor?Here is the Morning Business Report for April 13.Highest paying job in CT The highest paying job in Connecticut, besides doctor, is financial manager.

wfsb.com ,  34min 0
MORNING BUSINESS REPORT: Highest paying jobs in CT, best companies to work for, rising gas prices

CT mom (opinion): 'Our jobs are essential but our lives are not valued'

For the last 15 years, I’ve lived in West Haven working, paying taxes, and raising two children as a single mother.My job is cleaning a hospital and so I’ve been on the front lines of the pandemic, exposed to the virus when I go to work.

middletownpress.com ,  44min 0
CT mom (opinion): 'Our jobs are essential but our lives are not valued'

Readers Speak: Catholic Church values all life

I read with confusion the headline of Daniela Altimari’s article “Split over abortion divides Catholic Church and disability rights activists in right-to-die fight in Connecticut legislature” [courant.com, April 6].The Catholic Church and disability rights activists don’t oppose the “right to die.” Quite the opposite, people with disabilities bravely face death more than able-bodied people do and have a keen sense of it.

courant.com ,  59min 0
Readers Speak: Catholic Church values all life

Bigelow Tea Adds Three NEW Iced Flavors to their line of K-Cup Pod Teas

Fairfield, Connecticut, April 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bigelow Tea® is excited to introduce three new flavors to the expanding line of their Bigelow K-Cup® Pods: Unsweetened Iced Tea with Lemon, Perfectly Mint Iced Tea, and Iced Tropical Green Tea.Designed to be brewed hot over ice, these new offerings show the versatility of the Keurig® brewer and offers consumers fresh brewed, flavorful iced tea at the touch of a button.

benzinga.com ,  59min 0
Bigelow Tea Adds Three NEW Iced Flavors to their line of K-Cup Pod Teas

Avon Coronavirus Vaccinations Continue To Rise

Here is how Avon is doing with coronavirus vaccinations now that all residents 16 and older are eligible.AVON, CT — Connecticut is moving full steam ahead with coronavirus vaccinations now that all residents 16 and older are eligible.Gov.Ned Lamont's administration predicts that everyone who wants a shot will be able to get one by around the end of April.

patch.com ,  59min 0
Avon Coronavirus Vaccinations Continue To Rise

Healthcare provider poised to reach vaccine milestone today

NEW BRITAIN, CT (WFSB) - Connecticut has administered more than 2.4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines.As the state’s vaccine rollout continues, more appointments are opening.As a result, the Community Health Center in New Britain expects to hit a big milestone on Tuesday.

wfsb.com ,  1h 0
Healthcare provider poised to reach vaccine milestone today

Fairchild Wildflower Audubon Sanctuary, A Wildflower Reserve In Connecticut, Will Be In Full Bloom Soon And It’s An Extraordinary Sight To See

A springtime nature walk is one of the best activities you can do for yourself.Getting out into the fresh air and enjoying the peaceful bliss that comes with getting back in touch with nature is not only physically healthy but also does wonders for your mental health.One of the best places to explore and reflect is at Connecticut’s Fairchild Wildflower Audubon Sanctuary.

onlyinyourstate.com ,  1h 0
Fairchild Wildflower Audubon Sanctuary, A Wildflower Reserve In Connecticut, Will Be In Full Bloom Soon And It’s An Extraordinary Sight To See

The calculus of cannabis: How legalizing pot became a political puzzle

Two key CT legislators are balancing votes and policy Yehyun Kim :: ctmirror.org A CTPharma staff checks on the marijuana flowers at a facility that grows cannabis for the medical market.Whether Connecticut joins New York and Massachusetts in legalizing recreational marijuana may turn on the ability of two prominent members of the legislature’s Black and Puerto Rican caucus to solve a puzzle of politics and numbers.

ctmirror.org ,  1h 2
The calculus of cannabis: How legalizing pot became a political puzzle

Fair Weather Today, Snow Possible Later This Week

After a cool and cloudy start to the week, today will have fair weather with above average temperatures before a chance of snow later this week.Today will have a nice mix of sun and clouds with highs in the 60s.Tomorrow will be partly cloudy with highs in the upper 60s.

nbcconnecticut.com ,  2h 0
Fair Weather Today, Snow Possible Later This Week

‘Husky 4 Immigrants’ Rally happening at State Capitol Tuesday

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A rally is taking place in Hartford Tuesday in support of a bill that would provide Husky health coverage for immigrants regardless of immigration status.The proposed bill would provide Husky benefits to anyone eligible, regardless of immigration status.There are currently 120,000 undocumented workers in Connecticut, and they contribute $145 million in state and local taxes each year.

wtnh.com ,  3h 1
‘Husky 4 Immigrants’ Rally happening at State Capitol Tuesday

Connecticut woman arrested three times in 24 hours

A Connecticut woman was reportedly arrested three times in the span of 24 hours over the weekend.Heather Poplasky, 32, was first busted at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday when she allegedly stepped towards a victim with a large kitchen knife during a domestic argument at a Plainfield home, police told Fox 61.

nypost.com ,  4h 35
Connecticut woman arrested three times in 24 hours

'Stunning Contemporary Colonial' Hits The Market In Wallingford

The home is surrounded by a 2-acre lot with mature perennial gardens and features a large patio area and a gunite saltwater pool in the back WALLINGFORD, CT — This home on Wheatfield Drive in Wallingford features more than 3,200-square feet of livable space, four bedrooms and two full and one half baths.

patch.com ,  6h 0
'Stunning Contemporary Colonial' Hits The Market In Wallingford

'Stunning Modern Colonial' Hits The Market In Middletown

The custom-built home "will have visitors and guests in 'awe' as they pull up," according to realtors.MIDDLETOWN, CT — This custom-built home on Sachem Drive in Middletown features more than 4,500-square feet of livable space, three bedrooms and three full and two half baths.

patch.com ,  6h 0
'Stunning Modern Colonial' Hits The Market In Middletown

UConn women land transfer from Ohio State

Given the well-rounded, dynamic returning core for the UConn women’s basketball team and the highly ranked recruits coming in, it seemed like the one thing the Huskies still needed was… SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED to your account.or to access your 5 FREE ARTICLES a week.Your Home Delivery Access a Digital subscription Purchase a Subscription and Register There are 0 comments.

rep-am.com ,  6h 0
UConn women land transfer from Ohio State

UConn women’s wrapup: Huskies’ Final Four run won’t end anytime soon

BY ROGER CLEAVELAND republican-american UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma generally takes a very realistic approach to the success of his program, so when he predicts future success it’s worth listening.While others either happily or begrudgingly expect a continuous run of Final Four appearances and national titles for the Huskies, he knows that eventually the domination will end.

rep-am.com ,  6h 0
UConn women’s wrapup: Huskies’ Final Four run won’t end anytime soon

Connecticut must protect vulnerable populations from biased and discriminatory healthcare practices

At a time of great uncertainty for the public health of our nation, the path to protect patients in Connecticut from unfair and even discriminatory healthcare rationing is clear.And it begins with turning away from European models that rely on controversial approaches to determine the price and value of new drugs.

ctmirror.org ,  6h 1
Connecticut must protect vulnerable populations from biased and discriminatory healthcare practices

Governor Lamont can negotiate a bold, equitable budget

Last summer, after George Floyd’s murder sent a shock wave through our nation, people across Connecticut took to the streets to demand an end to systemic racism and inequality in our state.Residents in urban, rural, and suburban communities spoke in one unified voice demanding that in Connecticut, Black Lives Matter.

ctmirror.org ,  6h 0
Governor Lamont can negotiate a bold, equitable budget

Connecticut should have a one-house legislature -- and fewer lawmakers

There is an unfortunate reality in politics that “reform,” which means to improve, is often incorrectly applied to political agenda items that don’t improve and arguably harm.For some reason the media often goes along with the term instead of using something neutral like “change.” For example, Gov.

ctmirror.org ,  6h 0
Connecticut should have a one-house legislature -- and fewer lawmakers

James A. Swomley

James A. Swomley BLOOMFIELD, Conn. — James A."Jim" Swomley, who served as the American Lung Association Managing Director from 1980-1990, died Monday, April 5, 2021, in Bloomfield, Connecticut, at the age of 92, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

rutlandherald.com ,  6h 0
James A. Swomley