Our Goal:

Fiscal Stability & Economic Growth


January 2018

“The platform is burning,” Patricelli said. “We’re going to spend as much time as we need to to have a shared understanding of the legislature and the public of how serious the situation is.”

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Despite fiscal challenges, Connecticut comes out ahead with high rankings in education, healthcare, and crime & corrections, according to U.S. News & World Report.  




Connecticut ranks in the top 10 for states educating their students. The report measures states based on "performance in higher education as well as primary and secondary schooling and pre-K education."



Crime & Corrections

According to the report, crime in the United States is on the decline. This news highlights the focus on public safety as Connecticut ranks 8th in Crime & Corrections. 




When measuring access to care, quality of care, and overall health of the population, Connecticut measures 12th out of 50 states.  


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