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Sponsors vow to reintroduce ‘yes means yes’ legislation

Co-sponsors of a bill that would require all Connecticut colleges and universities to adopt an affirmative-consent policy for sexual assault investigations say they will reintroduce the legislation next year. The law would change the way schools investigate sexual assault complaints by shifting the burden of proof to the accused to show the sexual activity was consensual. Continue Reading →

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A nonprofit and an accountant join anti-tax chorus

Andrew Phillips. a tax service principal with Ernst & Young

The Connecticut Business and Industry Association brought a new voice Monday to its campaign to roll back state tax hikes — a major Hartford-based job development nonprofit. During a rally mid-day rally outside of the Capitol, the CBIA also tried to undercut one of its opposition’s chief arguments: that Connecticut businesses are profitable enough to afford more taxes. Continue Reading →

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