Bridgeport delegation champions House passage of bill that would expand casino gaming

May 5, 2018

A bill, championed by the Bridgeport legislative delegation, that would permit and implement an open and competitive Request for Proposal process for private or tribal entities to bid for a qualification to develop, manage and operate a casino gaming facility in Connecticut passed the state House of Representatives.

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Remembering why we need collective bargaining

March 29, 2018

It is through collective bargaining that the state can manage predictable costs for a stable workforce. It is through collective bargaining that state employees saved Connecticut $1.5 billion in this latest budget cycle and $24 billion in costs over the next 20 years. And it is through collective bargaining – and only through collective bargaining – that the state now has a contractual, legal obligation to save for its retirement obligations and is closing that pension deficit.

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Women, Families Need Financial Security

March 23, 2018

Connecticut’s ability to thrive is dependent upon the state of our working families, the state of our economy and the state of our communities. We can invest in the success of our families and our businesses by addressing the economic disparities present in our state and creating equitable opportunities for everyone.

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House Backs Contract For Home Health Care Workers

March 22, 2018

I was proud to support this fair contract for our personal care attendants yesterday. These workers help our loved ones stay in their homes. Raising their wages is good for the workers, their clients, and our economy.

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