Jake is a former managing editor of The Ridgefield Press, a Hersam Acorn newspaper. He worked for the community newspaper chain as a reporter and editor for five years before joining the Mirror staff. He studied professional writing at Western Connecticut State University and is a graduate student in software engineering at Harvard Extension School.
Students taking on federal student loans to attend Connecticut schools do about the same or better at repaying that debt than students at schools across the country, but the type of school makes a difference. Nationwide, schools had an average default rate — the percentage of borrowers in the repayment phase who are in default — of about about 10.7 percent in fiscal year 2013.
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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton notched another best-yet fund-raising month in Connecticut in September while Republican rival Donald Trump has just managed to keep his monthly haul in six-figure territory.
The peak time to enjoy changing leaf colors in Connecticut depends on what part of the state you live in, though it generally comes in October. But changes in weather patterns caused by climate change could cause Connecticut’s leaf-peeping season to come earlier in the future, according to researchers.
Updated Oct. 25, 2016 – Democrat Hillary Clinton has left Republican Donald Trump in the dust in terms of Connecticut fund-raising, according to the latest batch of FEC reports. Explore all CT individual contributions with our database below
The Federal Election Commission’s individual contributions report, the last that will be released at the state level before the Nov. 8 election, show Clinton hauling in $1.15 million in September, while Trump raised $104,931.