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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — With many nonprofit agencies in Connecticut struggling to both attract and retain workers, the top Senate Democrat on the General Assembly's budget-writing committee said Tuesday she plans to pursue legislation this session that would mandate regular increases in state funding so the entities can pay higher salaries.

While the median annual wage for full-time working moms is $45,000 nationally, moms in some cities and states earn significantly more or less.

Electricians can enter the field without four-year degrees and can instead opt for a less expensive trade school education or an apprenticeship that allows them to earn while they hone their skills. 

Housing prices have outpaced wages consistently over the last two decades, making homeownership increasingly difficult in many places across the United States. Use our map and graph to see how your area compares.

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