Tax Reform, Housing Policy, & Race

You're probably hearing a lot about tax reform right now. You're hearing about tax cuts for the middle class from the GOP, and if you're paying enough attention, you're also hearing about some changes to the tax code that will cancel those out. For our purposes, we'll be talking specifically about the implications of the …

NOV 7: Municipal Election Day in CT

Check out CT News Junkie's Voter Guide to learn more about which seats are up for grabs in your town, and who is running for them. And be sure to spread the word and make sure your friends and family show up on election day.

Interstate Health Insurance Sales: Myth vs. Reality

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners, and The Center for Insurance Policy and Research weigh in on the idea of selling health insurance policies across state lines. Check out what these organizations have to say: Some have suggested that allowing interstate sales of health insurance policies will make coverage more affordable and available. In reality, …

IndivisibleCT and Allies Urge DNC to Stand by Pro-Choice Values

Don’t Abandon the Women Who Put You in Office Hartford, October 11, 2017 – The 2016 Democratic platform called for an end to the Hyde Amendment—which restricts federal funding for abortion in the U.S.—and the Helms Amendment—which restricts federal aid funding for abortion abroad. Yet, somehow, the DNC now finds itself supporting pro-life Democratic candidates …

Act to Save Healthcare at the State Level

While we were fighting to save the ACA, a health care disaster was coming to our state: The state budget proposals (both democratic and republican) make MASSIVE, immoral cuts to state medicaid programs. ** 77,500 CT residents will lose ALL medicaid, entirely **and many MORE people will lose all medicaid except for coverage of their …

Puerto Rico Needs Our Help

We know that disaster relief is a bit outside of our purview. But when our fellow citizens are in need, it's our responsibility to help them. Here are some suggestions on how to do that. Sign the Petition  The Jones Act (Merchant Marine Act 1920, 46 U.S.C. § 883) prevents foreign ships from carrying cargo between …

Medicare for Everybody is Inevitable

By Valerie Eastwood, J.D., LL.M. The time is NOW! On September 13, 2017, along with 15 co-sponsors—Tammy Baldwin, Richard Blumenthal, Cory Booker, Al Franken, Kirsten Gillibrand, Kamala Harris, Martin Heinrich, Mazie Hirono, Patrick Leahy, Ed Markey, Jeff Merkley, Brian Schatz, Tom Udall, Elizabeth Warren, and Sheldon Whitehouse—Bernie Sanders introduced Medicare for All, single-payer health care …

“Where’s My Country?” Highlights the Benefits of Collective Action

IndivisibleCT kicked off the summer with its “Songs of Despair and Hope” fundraiser at Infinity Hall in Hartford. And now it is releasing a video designed to promote Indivisible and the power of collective action to create change at the highest level of government. “Where’s My Country?” was created entirely by volunteers. From the writing …

IndivisibleCT Says No More Wars

An Open Letter to Connecticut's Senators & Members of Congress: Indivisible Connecticut calls on our Senators and Members of Congress to resist President Trump's march to war with North Korea. That includes Senator Richard Blumenthal who said that the United States should consider military action if North Korea fires missiles on Guam. While we understand …