Connecticut ranks top 10 in gender equality across U.S. states

Connecticut now ranks in the top 10 best states when it comes to gender equality.
The development comes from the U.S. News and World Report.
The report ranked the state at No. 7, showing that women in Connecticut earn 97% of what men earn. That statistic is one of the country's smallest disparities in weekly earnings.
Gov. Lamont applauded the news, stating gender equality has been a key priority for his administration.