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Approving Balanced State Budget

January 15, 2016

State Representative Peter Tercyak today backed a biennial budget package (HB 7061) that provides property tax relief to working families, protects the services that middle-class families rely on, and invests in a world-class transportation system to grow our economy.

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Check Out State's Financial Website

October 16, 2015

State Rep. Peter Tercyak joined state Comptroller Kevin Lembo in hosting an open house to demonstrate the utility of the state’s financial transparency website – OpenConnecticut – including newer features that allow users to delve deeper into exploring state dollars.

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Study Finds $15 Minimum Wage Not Enough

October 15, 2015

The Alliance for a Just Society, a progressive advocacy group, released a report that said a $15 minimum wage isn’t sufficient in a state where adult employees need to make $19.03 per hour to cover basic needs, and Rep. Peter Tercyak said the future looks bleak for low-income workers.

“I have already been getting calls to bring back the McWalmart bill by people who are outraged by the cuts to Medicaid that are hurting our hospitals and community providers,” Tercyak said.

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