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Posted inHealth, Politics

DeLauro at the border: Trump’s immigration plans ‘inhumane, anti-American’

WASHINGTON – Rep. Rosa DeLauro traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border Monday to slam President Trump on his plans to crack down on undocumented immigrants — measures he is expected to move forward on this week through the signing of new executive orders. “A policy that separates families is an inhumane policy,” DeLauro said.

Posted inPolitics

Malloy’s executive order leads to raise in some day-care wages

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced an agreement Thursday that will provide the first general wage increase in a dozen years for family child care providers under Connectiut Care 4 Kids for program, a deal he helped set in motion with an controversial executive order enabling union representation of the providers. The agreement, which provides for rate increases of three percent over four years, is subject to approval by the union, CSEA/SEIU Local 2001, and a vote of the General Assembly.