March 21, 2017

CT News Junkie:
Police Officials Say More Education Will Reduce Connecticut’s ‘Dual Arrest’ Rates

“Connecticut’s “dual arrest” rate, where both the aggressor and the victim in a domestic violence incident are arrested, far exceeds the national average, but law enforcement officials said that more education and not new legislation is the answer. Law enforcement officials made those remarks Tuesday at a forum organized by Sen. Mae Flexer, D-Killingly, and the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence…”

CT News Junkie:
Malloy Budget Chief Continues To Use January Revenue Estimates

“The Office of Policy and Management isn’t necessarily buying an argument from nonpartisan budget analysts that tax revenue will drop following the April 15 tax deadline. Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management Ben Barnes wrote in his letter to state Comptroller Kevin Lembo Monday that they are using the January revenue numbers to project that the state will end the year with a $22 million surplus…”

Rob Kavaler

Rob joined GPS in June 2014, and brings his knowledge of graphic design, photography, social media and other digital media to the firm. Before joining the team, Rob worked as a freelancer for various businesses and organizations in the Greater Hartford area including The Open Hearth Association, Charter Oak Cultural Center, Center for Higher Education Retention Excellence (CHERE) and the West Hartford Summer Arts Festival. Kavaler has designed logos, event programs, brochures, newsletters, posters and other collateral materials. He has photographed events including news conferences, public hearings, concerts, theatrical performances and dance showcases. As a creative person he is always looking for a new challenge, enjoys working closely with clients and strives for the best quality in his work. Rob graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University with a B.A. in Visual Arts, with a concentration in Digital Art & Design and a minor in Communication.