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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State: Connecticut Posts Jobs Increase In June, Erasing Previous Declines

July 19, 2018

Employers in Connecticut added 6,100 jobs in June, erasing declines in March and April and taking a nick out of the unemployment rate, the state Department of Labor said Thursday.

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Connecticut adds 6,100 jobs in Junes

July 19, 2018

Connecticut’s economy added 6,100 jobs last month, with the largest amount of employment growth coming in the leisure and hospitality sector, according to the state Department of Labor.

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Legislature overwhelmingly enacts bipartisan CT budget

May 9, 2018

The legislature overwhelmingly approved a new state budget shortly before their midnight deadline Wednesday that restores aid for towns; reverses health care cuts for the elderly, poor and disabled; and defers a transportation crisis — at least for another year..

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Editorial: Compassionate Legislators Help With Crumbling Foundations

May 9, 2018

Thanks to compassionate legislators, a small charge on home insurance policies will help hundreds of Connecticut homeowners with their cracking foundations.






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