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To Tell the Truth: It’s Another Winner!

No state can thrive without fearless commentators who are willing to speak truth to power, and who opine on the facts with clarity and conviction. For that reason, Yankee is proud to bestow the

Truth Teller Award – For a journalist who consistently comments on Connecticut policy and politics with candor, integrity and fearless dedication

to Chris Powell, managing editor and columnist at “North-Central Connecticut’s hometown newspaper,” the Journal-Inquirer.

Join us to see Chris Powell accept his award at Yankee’s 30th anniversary celebration on Thursday, October 9!

House passes police transparency bill after overnight debate

Meeting in special session, the Connecticut House of Representatives yesterday voted on an eclectic range of bills, with the most controversial centering on police reform and voting changes. Protesters outside the Capitol included unionized nursing home workers and teachers; police; self-designated representatives of Black Lives Matter; and the ACLU.   The session began with Representatives testing technology and working out technical bugs. Most representatives connected to session electronically from their ...

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CMS deals blow to unions that had been automatically deducting dues from Medicaid-paid home healthcare workers

Home Care Daily highlights a report from the Yankee Institute on union deductions.

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