Dan Haar is columnist and associate editor at Hearst Connecticut Media Group, which includes the daily newspapers in the state’s three largest cities, five other daily newspapers, Connecticut magazine, 14 weeklies and numerous websites including CT Insider statewide. As a columnist he focuses on the intersection of economics, business, politics and policy. He was previously at The Hartford Courant in numerous roles including business editor and metro columnist. He started his career at The Courant as a photographer. Dan has won numerous national and regional awards as a photographer, writer and editor. He graduated from Wesleyan University with a B.A. in government and lives in West Hartford.