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Shays wrote the law, but wants reform of Congress’s sexual harassment policy

Former Connecticut Rep. Chris Shays, who sponsored the House bill that established the Office of Compliance 20 years ago, said secret settlements weren’t the goal of his legislation. He wants the House rules changed to increase transparency and shift responsibility for payouts to the accused. Continue Reading →

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Merrill backs House Dems who fear Trump panel will suppress minority votes

WASHINGTON — Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill on Tuesday told a panel of House Democrats that she is “alarmed” a voting commission created by President Donald Trump aims to suppress the votes of minorities. “I am really afraid that this is going in the direction where states will purge their (voter) rolls,” Merrill said. Continue Reading →

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