Con Hogan: Early childhood investment is prudent - April 2017

It is beginning to look like a substantial investment, proposed by Gov. Phil Scott, in early childhood education and child care will be hitting the cutting room floor in the Vermont Legislature.
This is in spite of the amazing gains that children make with early childhood opportunities and how that benefits all of us, as evidenced by a wealth of national and now Vermont-specific data. From the economic development point of view, the new study Vermont's Early Care & Learning Dividend tells us that every dollar invested in expanding our early care and learning system would bring a minimal return of over $3 - generalized to the entire population of Vermont children in need of child care. Over the working lifetime of the children served (60 years), the report calculates net benefits of $1.3 billion for Vermont's citizens and government. This returns on average over $21 million a year.

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Con Hogan - Seasoned Elder of Green Mountain Care Board - SUMMER 2013

Cornelius Hogan is a modern renaissance man. His experiences range from being a corrections officer to a musician, from published writer to corporate head, from horse farmer to government official. Widely known in Vermont by his nickname Con, Hogan is now the wise and seasoned elder of the Green Mountain Care Board, helping to turn Vermont's burgeoning health care reform into public reality.

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Con Hogan: An ideas man with a broad portfolio - Posted By Alan Panebaker On November 9, 2011

Con Hogan is an ideas man.
He sees the big picture and knows how things fit together.
Perhaps that's why so many nonprofit organizations and foundations have sought his insight over the years. And it's likely why several Vermont governors appointed him to high-profile positions like the chair of the Commission on the Accessibility and Affordability of Health Care and Gov.-Elect Richard Snelling's Transition Team. It might just be why Gov. Peter Shumlin appointed him to the Green Mountain Care Board.

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On video: Analyst, former AHS secretaries say state's reneging on obligation to needy Vermonters - April 8, 2010

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