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Fighting to protect the Citizens' Election Program

October 11, 2017

The Citizens' Election Program was implemented to control special interest money and give more people the opportunity to run for elected office. While some legislators are seeking to repeal it under recent budget proposals, state Rep. Robyn Porter said the CEP should remain intact to keep big special interest money out of Connecticut's elections.

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Republican budget would have devastating effects on New Haven and Hamden

September 20, 2017

If the Republican budget that was narrowly passed in the state Senate and House of Representatives Sept. 16 is adopted, it would have devastating effects on New Haven and Hamden. The Republicans’ two-year $40.68 billion spending package decreases funding to municipalities that need it most and increases aid to affluent suburban towns.

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Pharmaceutical and bioscience industries help boost Connecticut's economy

July 21, 2017

Connecticut’s bioscience and pharmaceutical industries – two of the nation’s job creators of the future – are among the key leaders in the state’s economic growth.

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Manufacturing industry gives Connecticut a significant economic boost

July 21, 2017

As the demand for defense manufacturing increases, so too does our need for a skilled workforce. This year, we passed legislation that will help give the next generation of manufacturers the tools they need to launch a career in the field.

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