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Jonathan Kantrowitz

Ending Medicaid dental benefit costly

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Source: UNIVERSITY OF IOWA A new study suggests that states may not save as much money as anticipated by eliminating adult dental coverage under Medicaid. The study from University of Iowa researchers looked at California, which decided to end adult dental coverage under Medicaid in mid-2009. Some 3.5 million low-income adults in the Golden State […] [Read More]
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EPA’s new Clean Water Rule protects Connecticut’s streams and wetlands

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Sources: EPA, Clean Water Action Today the Obama administration released its long awaited Clean Water Rule. The rule closes loopholes that have left the drinking water sources for nearly 2 in 3 Connecticut residents at risk of pollution and destruction. Today’s release of the Clean Water Rule is the culmination of more than 12 years […] [Read More]
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National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators offers important guidelines

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Source: American Society of Landscape Architects The Obama Administration has announced a National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators. Pollinators such as bees, butterflies, birds and bats are vital to the American landscape and public health, and the White House strategy provides a comprehensive approach that will help reverse pollinator […] [Read More]
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CT Grandmother, Wife of Vietnam Veteran, Fights to Return Home

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Today Paula Milardo of Middletown, CT, who was deported to Sicily in 2011, filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus so that she might return home to her husband, their three children, and their six grandchildren. Mrs. Milardo immigrated to the United States as a child and raised a family in Connecticut with […] [Read More]
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Six key bills that would significantly improve the lives of women in Connecticut advance

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Source: Permanent Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) The General Assembly supported legislation aimed at improving campus safety, evidence collection in cases of rape, workplace sexual harassment protection for interns, support for female veterans, anti-trafficking laws, and prevention of so-called “revenge porn.” Late last night (Tuesday, May 19), the Senate passed S.B. 636: An […] [Read More]
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A Children’s To-Do List for CT Lawmakers: Critical bills still not voted on

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Source: Center for Children’s Advocacy The legislative session, like the school year, is coming to a close. But many critical measures to keep Connecticut children safe and help them achieve have still not been acted upon by the General Assembly. We encourage you to cover these important issues. Staff attorneys from the Center for Children’s […] [Read More]
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My Latest Education Research Reports

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All articles available at Education Research Report Bullying: What we know based on 40 years of research Jonathan Kantrowitz at Education Research Report – 1 day ago A special issue of* American Psychologist *provides a comprehensive review of over 40 years of research on bullying among school age youth, documenting the current understanding of the […] [Read More]
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My Latest Art Posts

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Russian Modernism: Cross-Currents of German and Russian Art, 1907-1917 Jonathan Kantrowitz at Art History News – 6 minutes ago *Neue Galerie May 14-August 31, 2015* This exhibition is dedicated to modernist movements in German and Russian art at the beginning of the 20th century. Their development was parallel and often intersected. This is the first […] [Read More]
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