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Human Anatomy and Physiology Exploration of Structure and Function Summer Science Enrichment Program
For rising high school juniors and seniors
July 15 - 20, 2019
Computational Drug Discovery Summer Science Experience
For high school students grades 10-12
August 5 - 16, 2019
Results from a new poll by Sacred Heart University’s Institute for Public Policy, conducted in collaboration with the Hartford Courant, shows many Connecticut residents believe their quality of life remained either “excellent” (19.8 percent) or “good” (40.6 percent), but more than half of residents surveyed (58.7 percent) believe it is “very difficult” or “somewhat difficult” to maintain their standard of living. Their top-reported reasons for this difficulty included increases in state taxes, rising utilities and fuel costs such as electric, gas and oil, and overall increases in the cost of general goods.
This week at the state capitol, final debates over the current budget including taxes, electronic tolls and other potential sources of new income, are in full swing as the state legislature considers a number of bills before the session adjourns on June 5.
As Governor Ned Lamont and Connecticut lawmakers continue sparring over a new state budget, residents are weighing in on potential new taxes and the Governor’s actions to date. A new poll by Sacred Heart University’s Institute for Public Policy, completed in partnership with the Hartford Courant between May 10 and May 23, involved phone and online contact with 1,000 Connecticut residents, most with strong opinions on taxes, potential new sources of revenue and the Governor’s commitment to address these polarizing issues.