Lawmakers are questioning how school closures will impact kids who rely on free meals.
General Assembly’s shrinking agenda frustrates progressives
A prominent pollster gave House and Senate Democrats a private rundown on the mood of the Connecticut electorate Thursday. The news surprised no one. Voters are unhappy with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, and they see pretty much every issue paling in importance next to the state’s business climate.
Pelletier helps Dems on women’s issues
WASHINGTON — Lori Pelletier, the head of Connecticut AFL-CIO, was a main witness Tuesday at a Senate hearing on a wide range of women economic issues that Democrats hope will give them an edge with female voters this year, including equal pay and family leave.
Report: CT sick leave policy has had little impact on businesses
WASHINGTON — Concerns by the business community that Connecticut’s sick leave policy would be a “job killer,” driving employers out of the state, is a myth, say authors of a study on the policy’s impact.