A national study by the Pew Charitable Trusts reveals that the rate at which Connecticut punishes people convicted of crimes has more than tripled over the last 30 years. That’s one of the sharpest increases in the nation.
Connecticut and New York will lag behind western states in job growth in 2014. That’s according to a report by the Pew Center for Charitable Trusts published today. Connecticut does fare the best overall of the New England states, however.