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Testifying on Increasing the Minimum Wage

February 17, 2017

It is time we start paying a living wage! The typical minimum wage worker in Connecticut is a woman in her 30's with children. When we pay people poverty level wages, taxpayers have to make up the difference.

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Hamden Delegation Bonding

February 1, 2017

State Reps. Josh Elliott (D-88), Michael D’Agostino (D-91) and Robyn Porter (D-94), applauded the State Bonding Commission’s approval of $297,800 in funding for the Hamden Police Department.

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Carried Interest Loophole Bill

January 31, 2017

Facing a $1.5BB deficit and an upcoming budget expected to be laden with additional cuts to services and jobs, I joined fellow lawmakers and advocates today to introduce Proposed Bill 6973, which would close the “carried interest” tax loophole, which would generate more than $520 million for the state.

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Rep. Elliott Named Vice Chair of Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee

January 9, 2017

Rep. Josh Elliott has been appointed Vice Chair of the Finance Revenue and Bonding Committee for the 2017-2019 term by Democratic leaders, Speaker of the House Joe Aresimowicz (D-30) and Majority Leader Matthew Ritter (D-1.)

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