Senate and House Democrats Unveil Joint Democratic Values Agenda

2018 Democratic Agenda

"This is a strong and progressive agenda that embraces our Democratic values. At our very core, Democrats believe in equal pay for equal work; that no one working full-time should be forced to live in poverty; that health care is a right not a privilege; that women, not the government, can make their own health care decisions; that access to education is critical to growing our economy and students’ futures shouldn’t be consumed by crushing debt; and that we are a stronger state and nation when every vote counts and citizens have access to the ballot box. This is an agenda for the people. This is an agenda for Connecticut.
-- Senate President Pro Tempore Martin M. Looney

"If we are going to build a stronger, more prosperous Connecticut for the middle class and our families, we need to invest in our local business, rebuild our infrastructure and train our workers and students for in-demand jobs. While others would have our state retreat and push policies that take our state backwards, this Democratic agenda sends a clear message that Connecticut will continue to lead the way by investing in and building upon our strengths."
-- Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff

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Honoring A Pioneer With A Call For More African-American Women In The Legislature

February 22, 2018

Miller, Moore and the other lawmakers present at Thursday’s ceremony honoring Morton have nominated her to the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame in hopes that her story will inspire a new generation of African-American women to pursue a life in politics and public service.

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Senate Dems propose “Time’s Up Act” in wake of sexual misconduct scandals

February 20, 2018

The impact of the national “Me Too” movement started with the revelations of sexual misconduct by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, it also started a conversation at the Connecticut Capitol.

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Delegation Pushes Pay Equity, $15 Wage

February 15, 2018

The state’s economy grew by 3.9 percent in the third quarter. The Brookings Institution ranked Hartford among the top tech cities. A national magazine recently featured a story on Pratt & Whitney’s success in the state.

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Where do the most educated millennials live?

February 7, 2018

The Hartford metro area is ranked 5th in a Brookings Institute report on the regions with the most educated millennial populations.

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