WASHINGTON – Rep. Rosa DeLauro is on a collision course with President Obama and some of Connecticut’s largest companies over a proposed trade deal with 12 countries on the Pacific Rim that span from Chile to Japan. DeLauro, D-3rd District, has become a leading opponent of the president’s plans for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP.
Gay rights group gives Connecticut companies high marks
The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest gay rights organization, included 14 Connecticut companies in its 2015 Corporate Equality Index, an annual report that assesses inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees in major companies and law firms.
Diageo, Pfizer pay to settle 2012 DNC ethics violation
The Office of State Ethics said Monday that Diageo North America and Pfizer each have paid $5,000 penalties over their failure to report receptions they hosted at the 2012 Democratic National Convention as lobbying expenses.
Corporate money decried — as AT&T foots the bill
Charlotte, N.C. –– The campaign pep talk for the Connecticut delegation to the Democratic National Convention came from the host, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. But the drinks were on the worldwide beverage company, Diageo. “I’ve got to say the liquor here is not bad, either,” Malloy said Monday night. “We very much appreciate it, our […]