Some Good Fiscal News

June 17, 2020

Here's some good news about Connecticut's fiscal picture.

Despite the pervasive narrative that Connecticut is bad for business, we rank high in some key metrics. While the pandemic has hit all states and most business sectors extraordinarily hard, it's important to recognize glimmers of hope when we see them. Here are four:

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In Solidarity

June 10, 2020

As an American who has lived through the assassinations of JFK, RFK and MLK, the Civil Rights era, Kent State, the Vietnam War and all the wars that followed, 9-11 and numerous economic meltdowns, I have never in my life been so heartbroken and worried for my fellow citizens.

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Violations of Executive Orders

May 6, 2020

It has come to my attention that some local businesses in the towns I represent may not be abiding by the closure rule, allowing patrons to gather in public against the advice of health experts and against the direct authority of the government. Putting your own desires before the wider community good is not an expression of your freedom or your rights as an American, as I have read on Facebook as justification for these violations.

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