Category: News

A variety of news topics of interest to progressive thinkers in Connecticut

CT Public Pension fund investments surge more than 13%

Michael Katz Connecticut Pension Funds Surge More Than 13% For all three funds, the top-performing asset classes were emerging markets and equities. Three of Connecticut’s major public pension funds in the Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds (CRPTF) reported returns…

Racial disparities in how police use tasers:

Shock and Law: Police & Taser Use in Connecticut On Aug. 7, 2015, Matthew Russo, a 26-year-old Hartford man, died after being shocked with a Taser four times by Hartford police. After an investigation, a report from the state’s attorney…

Trump/RyanNoCare – will increase the number of uninsured in CT

Christine Stuart Replacing Obamacare In Connecticut Will Increase Uninsured Population Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who enjoys being a critic of Republican President Donald Trump, doesn’t relish what will happen when Republicans get rid of parts of Obamacare. Even in…