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Under Rep. Joe Courtney’s bill, the Labor Department would have to issue a rule requiring health care and social service employers to implement workplace violence prevention plans.
Rep. Jim Himes came to the defense Tuesday of impeachment inquiry witnesses derided by President Donald Trump.
Democrats like Rosa DeLauro who support the impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump, played a far different role when the U.S. House impeached Bill Clinton.
Rep. Jim Himes on Friday told former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch that he is an angry man, made so by President Donald Trump’s treatment of the longtime career diplomat.
Murphy tried to force a vote on the bill by asking unanimous consent of the senators on the floor, but a GOP colleague objected.,
As we said when Gov. Ned Lamont released his revised transportation plan on November 7, a modern, safe, multi-modal transportation infrastructure is a key component of a thriving economy, and Connecticut has suffered from a lack of sufficient investment.
Don’t get me wrong — some of my best friends are rich. I’m not doing too badly myself. But the time has come, my friends, to pony up.
Statistically, I will earn $220,000 less than my male counterparts at work with the same training, experience, and hours worked by the time I retire -- just by nature of being a woman. This is the gender pay gap and there is no denying that it exists, even though it remains surprising to some in this modern world.
The federal government has announced that it will not allow any legislation that regulate e-cigarettes -- a reversal of prior indications. The lobbyists for the e-cigarette companies have convinced the administration that their supporters like to vape -- and therefore the administration will not allow any legislation that might curb the vaping epidemic. This announcement leaves the work of protecting the health of children, teenagers, and adults to the states.
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