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Monthly Archive for March, 2010

: March, 2010

Revenue Options for a Sustainable State Budget

The Better for Choices for Connecticut coalition has released a report, Revenue Solutions for FY 2011, outlining several options to modernize Connecticut’s revenue system while closing our state’s

FCC SENDS NATIONAL BROADBAND PLAN TO CONGRESS

Yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission delivered to Congress a National Broadband Plan, titled “Connecting America: The National Broadband Plan.” It sets an ambitious agenda for connecting

McMAHON ON TOP IN GOP SENATE RACE, QUINNIPIAC POLL FINDS; BUT LOSES TO BLUMENTHAL 2-1

Linda McMahon, surging from a 10-point deficit two months ago, now leads Rob Simmons 44 – 34 percent in the Republican primary for the Connecticut U.S. Senate contest, according to a Quinnipiac

Rosa DeLauro calls for the passage of health care reform

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) gave the following remarks as she joined Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Representatives Schakowsky and Matsui, and representatives from AARP and the Center for

Larson: We Are Closer to Reforming our Nation’s Health Insurance System

U.S. Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01) reports that House Democrats are closer than ever to reforming our nation’s broken health insurance system with a plan that puts Americans back in control of

Recent Cigarette Marketing Campaign Targeted Teen Girls

The 1998 Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) prohibits tobacco industry advertising practices that encourage underage teenagers to smoke, yet new research out of the Moores Cancer Center at the

Lamont Announces Campaign Team, Headquarters

Ned Lamont today announced the senior members of his campaign team. Lamont has opened his campaign headquarters in downtown New Haven at 169 Orange Street. “As a businessman, I learned that one of the

Legislative Changes Needed to Make CT Competitive in Round 2 of Race To The Top

From: Alex Johnston, ConnCAN To: Members of the Connecticut General Assembly Education Committee Date: March 12, 2010 Since Connecticut was rejected in the first round of the $4 billion Race the Top

Rep. Lambert and Working Families Highlight Public Health Risk when Food Workers Go to Work Sick

This morning his I attended a press conference with Representative Barbara Lambert held at IHOP to highlight the public health risk created when food service workers lack paid sick days. That’s me in

Biotech Workers Safety Questioned

In the first Federal trial of its kind in the United States, Pfizer biotech worker Becky McClain will get her day in court to challenge the dangerous and unhealthy conditions which she alleged that