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Raising The Minimum Wage

March 5, 2019

One of our legislative priorities for this session is to put in place a plan to increase the minimum wage in order to help give those working a 40-hour week the opportunity to make a living wage. To this end, we proposed House Bill #5004, An Act Increasing the Minimum Wage that aims to provide more economic security to Connecticut families. The Senate has also proposed an identical Senate Bill #2

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Governor Unveils His Budget Proposal

February 21, 2019

The budget presentation is one of the most anticipated events at the State Capitol and Governor Lamont unveiled his Biennial Budget Address during the General Assembly Joint Session.

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A Paid Family Medical Leave Program in Connecticut

February 19, 2019

Last week, the state took its first step in potentially introducing a Paid Family Medical Leave program. House Bill 5003, An Act Implementing a Paid Family Medical Leave Program, came before the Labor and Public Employee Committee for a Public Hearing.

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House and Senate Democrats Agenda

February 4, 2019

It was great to join today with colleagues in the House and Senate to talk about our legislative priorities that include Paid Family and Medical Leave, Increasing the Minimum Wage, More Affordable Prescription Drugs, Job Training & Workforce Pipeline, A Green New Deal for Connecticut, Support for Small Businesses and Early Voting.

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