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GOP plan includes end to bargaining for state retirement benefits

Senate Minority Leaders Len Fasano, House Minority Leader Themis Klarides and GOP Rep. Gary Byron of Newington at a press conference outlining Republican budget-cutting proposals.

Republican legislators offered a blueprint Monday to curb future state spending by, among other things, no longer guaranteeing worker retirement benefits by contract. The plan also would require several new concessions by state employees, restrict borrowing and overtime, and accelerate closure of the Connecticut Juvenile Training School. Continue Reading →

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