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Jonathan Pelto has been actively involved in Connecticut public policy, advocacy and electoral politics for nearly 40 years. A former member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, since 2010 he has worked as advocacy and investigative journalist.

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Diaries published: 4 (239 days since last diary on Fri Oct 03, 2014 at 10:24 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 5 (239 days since last comment on Fri Oct 03, 2014 at 10:24 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: seldom

Total Recommends: 44

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: PBS/WNET took money for pension coverage, now check out the Gates Foundation and the Common Core, 12 comments, 32 recommends

People Following jonpelto: 3

jonpelto's Most Recent Diaries:

Teachers, parents and public school advocates way want to play the YouTube video of Bobby McFerrin – Don’t Worry Be Happy song while reading this blog post. The USA Today headline reads, “...
by jonpelto
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Oct 03, 2014 at 10:24 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
David Sirota’s recent series of investigative articles about the extraordinary conflict of interest displayed by the Public Broadcasting Service and WNET has sent shock-waves through across the ...
by jonpelto
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Feb 17, 2014 at 09:47 AM PST with 32 Recommends
What happens when a superintendent of schools stands up and speaks out! For more than two years many Connecticut teachers, public school advocates, parents of public school students and others have ...
by jonpelto
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Feb 02, 2014 at 02:30 PM PST with 1 Recommend
The "elite" say the darndest things... According to the cover of the most recent issue of Yale Alumni Magazine: “Yale College seeks smart students from poor families. They’re out there—but ...
by jonpelto
Comment Count 122 comments on Wed Jan 22, 2014 at 01:38 PM PST with 10 Recommends

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