Senate and House Democrats Unveil Joint Democratic Values Agenda

2018 Democratic Agenda

"This is a strong and progressive agenda that embraces our Democratic values. At our very core, Democrats believe in equal pay for equal work; that no one working full-time should be forced to live in poverty; that health care is a right not a privilege; that women, not the government, can make their own health care decisions; that access to education is critical to growing our economy and students’ futures shouldn’t be consumed by crushing debt; and that we are a stronger state and nation when every vote counts and citizens have access to the ballot box. This is an agenda for the people. This is an agenda for Connecticut.
-- Senate President Pro Tempore Martin M. Looney

"If we are going to build a stronger, more prosperous Connecticut for the middle class and our families, we need to invest in our local business, rebuild our infrastructure and train our workers and students for in-demand jobs. While others would have our state retreat and push policies that take our state backwards, this Democratic agenda sends a clear message that Connecticut will continue to lead the way by investing in and building upon our strengths."
-- Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff

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Hartford Ranks Among Best Cities For 'Baby Boomer Entrepreneurs,' Connecticut Among States With Most Life Insurance

October 10, 2018

Whether residents are looking to start a mid-career business venture or take care of their families after they’re gone, Hartford ranks among the best cities to do so -- according to two new studies measuring median income of new businesses started by baby boomers and the states that have the most life insurance.

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The economy of every state, ranked from worst to best: Connecticut Has The 16th-Best Economy in America

October 9, 2018

Connecticut's Q1 2018 per capita GDP of $74,837 was the fifth-highest among the 50 states and DC, and its August 2018 average weekly wage of $1,075 was the fourth-highest.

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Bradley International Airport ranks #3 in Best U.S. Airports list

October 9, 2018

Conde Nast Traveler has ranked Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks at #3 in a list of the 10 Best Airports in the U.S.

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Producers say CT's Manufacturing Innovation Fund helping sector's ramp up

October 8, 2018

Created in 2014, the fund is aimed at supporting growth and innovation in Connecticut's manufacturing sector, which employs more than 159,000 people at 4,300 companies statewide.






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