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Small Businesses: A Legislative Priority

February 11, 2019

Small businesses are the lifeline of our economy. They create jobs, increase productivity, and capitalize on growth opportunities here and globally. We must continue supporting small businesses by providing them with the tools they need to succeed, so Connecticut remains poised for economic growth.

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Senate and House Democrats Announce 2019 Legislative Priorities

February 4, 2019

Democrats in the Connecticut General Assembly announced joint priorities for the 2019 legislative session. The legislative priorities include establishing a paid family and medical leave program, raising the minimum wage, investing in job training and the state’s workforce pipeline, supporting small businesses, making prescription drugs more affordable, creating a Green New Deal for Connecticut and increasing access to the ballot box. 

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Helping Unpaid Federal Workers

January 22, 2019

Quick action today in Hartford will help our friends and neighbors who are in desperate financial straits due to the federal shutdown.

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Help for CT Federal Employees in Shutdown

January 16, 2019

The impact on federal employees from the prolonged government shutdown is increasingly affecting the livelihood of over 1,500 Connecticut residents and their families. Each additional day they work for no pay - child care, mortgages, food and car payments, to name a few, are falling behind and there is no indication for when paychecks will resume.

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