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New Haven ballot referendum funds peace not war

“Shall Congress prepare for health and climate crises by transferring funds from military budget to cities for human needs, jobs and an environmentally sustainable economy?” This question may well be faced by nearly 50,000 voters on the November ballot in New Haven. Submitted by the City of New Haven Peace Commission, the referendum was unanimously supported by the Board of Alders Health & Human Services Committee at a hearing June 2 and sent to the full board.