"Before lawmakers demand one more cent from Connecticut's taxpayers... we respectfully ask them first to ensure that they're spending the money we've already entrusted to them wisely."
-Carol Platt Liebau at May Press Briefing at the Capitol
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Two proposed bills – one allowing union re-certification elections and another ensuring labor contract language complies with the Supreme Court’s Janus decision – were filed with the House of Representatives and referred to the Labor and Public Employees Committee. An...read more
Four times in the past ten years Democratic lawmakers and union officials have tried to pass a bill restricting businesses from talking to their employees about unionization efforts only to have Attorney General George Jepsen inform them in 2011 -- and again in 2018...read more
Greenwich Senator Alexandra Bergstein started off the legislative session by filing a bill to authorize the Connecticut Department of Transportation to put electronic tolls on Connecticut’s highways. Proposed Bill No. 102 would amend state statutes to require the DOT...read more
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