Reporter at the Hartford Courant; adjunct faculty, University of New Haven; indepth coverage of child protection, mental health,disabilities, criminal justice.

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Sep 21, 2017

Should #juvenile crime spree, including homicide and car chases, reverse new lock-up and adult-court restrictions?  http://www.courant.com/breaking-news/hc-news-juvenile-crime-trend-reforms-0903-story.html 

Sep 19, 2017

Budget shifts abuse investigations to DDS, already planned, advocates fear fox-guarding-henhouse effect; officials vow even-handed probes

Sep 19, 2017

#GOP budget: DOC would bid for prison medical care, now done by #UConn for $100M/yr; 25 med cases (8 deaths) flagged as liability for state

Sep 19, 2017

Ct #GOP budget would shift juvenile delinquency (the lock-up now in Middletown for kids who failed multiple times) from DCF to Judicial.

Sep 19, 2017

Advocates: #GOP budget could have been worse for #mentalhealth, but already in crisis mode; costly ER visits replacing community supports

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