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Reforms to Copyright Law Needed

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A group of leading experts on copyright law and policy has released a new report that explores meaningful reforms to the U.S. copyright system. Crafted over three years by a group of legal academics, private practitioners, and corporate attorneys, the report examines several ways to improve and update the law in an era of rapid […] [Read More]
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McMahon: Congress should consider lowering minimum wage (not that she knows what it is)

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She’s not even sure she supports having a minimum wage at all Republican Linda McMahon said she believed Congress should consider lowering the federal minimum wage. When asked directly if she supports having a federal minimum wage at all, McMahon refused to answer. McMahon went on to say that she doesn’t know if any of […] [Read More]
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REPUBLICAN COMPTROLLER CANDIDATE BACKS OUT OF CITIZENS ELECTION PROGRAM

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Didn’t raise the $75,000 from voters it takes to qualify for the program Although he originally stated his intention to run his campaign for Comptroller through the Citizens Election Program (CEP), less than four months later, Jack Orchulli has reneged on that decision and will likely self-finance using his personal millions. In 2004, when Orchulli […] [Read More]
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Tessa Marquis

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A good friend of mine, Milford businesswoman Tessa Marquis was presented with an Ella Grasso Women in Leadership Award today. According to an email from the Connecticut Democratic Party, “The women honored at this annual event have been nominated by their local communities and have demonstrated hard work and a commitment to the ideals of […] [Read More]
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DELAURO PRAISES PASSAGE OF CURRENCY REFORM FOR FAIR TRADE ACT

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Bill will help to address unfair foreign currency manipulation Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) released the following statement today praising the passage of the Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act in the House of Representatives. This bill will give the Administration the tools to fight unfair trade practices that have caused the loss of American manufacturing […] [Read More]
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BIRTH DEFECTS PREVENTION, RISK REDUCTION, AND AWARENESS ACT PASSED

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Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro celebrated the passage late last night of the Birth Defects Prevention, Risk Reduction, and Awareness Act of 2010 in the House of Representatives. The bill will help to provide critical information to pregnant and breast-feeding women and their health care providers about medications, chemical exposures, infections and other exposures linked to […] [Read More]
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DELAURO PRAISES PASSAGE OF JOHANNA’S LAW

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Bill will educate women and raise awareness about gynecologic cancers Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) celebrated the passage late last night of the Gynecologic Cancer Education and Awareness Act of 2010 by the House of Representatives. This was bipartisan effort to reauthorize Johanna’s Law, which works to educate women about the symptoms, risk factors, and prevention […] [Read More]
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Rell: I endorse Tom Foley (I suppose I have to)

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Can someone please tell Governor Rell that you’re supposed to be complimentary of people when you endorse them. It’s not supposed to be a chore. See the difference between Rell’s endorsement of Tom Foley and her endorsement of Linda McMahon below. http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/politics/Rell-Backs-Foley-McMahon-103936644.html RELL ON HER ENDORSEMENT OF FOLEY: I told everyone that after the primary, […] [Read More]
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Republican Senate Candidates and Overseas Outsourcing

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* Carly Fiorina of California called the outsourcing of American jobs “right shoring.” As the CEO of Hewlett-Packard, Fiorina shipped numerous American jobs overseas, including to India, Ireland, and Canada. * Dan Coats of Indiana made big bucks while lobbying and consulting for Cerberus as it announced a plan to sell GDX Automotive and close […] [Read More]
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Vacation Time

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I will be away next week – see you in October! [Read More]
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