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There’s so much more to say

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But this is a good start: [Read More]
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Repeal Obamacare?

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Using that name is actually a wonderful tribute to him: [Read More]
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The Story Of Obama’s Presidency: Beautiful!

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Fairfield County Restaurants

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I’ve updated most of the restaurant listings in every town here, (perfect for bookmarking) including Bridgeport, (some new restaurants downtown!) Fairfield and Norwalk, with more listings and links, including links to reviews. I’ve also updated Restaurants for Sale/Lease with lots of new listings! [Read More]
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Connecticut’s Care 4 Kids Program Leaves Family Child Care Providers Struggling

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Providers Make Their Case for Collective Bargaining Rights At State Capitol This Tuesday, family child care providers, who care for children in home based daycare settings, converged on the state capitol in Hartford to ask the Labor & Public Employees committee to support a bill granting them collective bargaining rights. Family child care providers accepting […] [Read More]
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Social Security’s ‘Chained COLA’ Not Ready for Prime Time

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Social Security’s cost of living adjustments (COLA) are designed to protect against the erosion of retiree purchasing power when prices go up, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI). “Now Social Security self-styled ‘reformers’ seek to lower COLA every year based on their claim that COLA overstates inflation,” says Merton C. Bernstein, LLB, a […] [Read More]
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Santorum Cites Non-existent Law

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“As in any other state, you have to comply with this and any federal law. And that is that English has to be the main language,” Santorum told El Vocero, a San Juan newspaper. “There are other states with more than one language as is the case in Hawaii, but to be a state in […] [Read More]
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Minimum Wage Employers are Large and Profitable

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Most Low Wage Workers Work for Large Chains New research published today by the National Employment Law Project found that most low wage employees in Connecticut work for large employers and national chains, not local businesses. In the retail sector, Connecticut’s largest low-wage sector, most workers are employed by businesses with more than 500 employees. […] [Read More]
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Mitt Romney has fallen further behind Barack Obama

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Mitt Romney has fallen further behind Barack Obama in a general election matchup. Moreover, Obama’s own job approval rating has reached 50% for the first time since last May, shortly after the killing of Osama bin Laden. The latest national survey by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press, conducted March 7-11 […] [Read More]
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Victory for fishermen and conservation groups in battle with unsustainable industrial trawling

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In a court decision late last Friday, U.S. District Court Judge Gladys Kessler found that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has failed to take required action to address the catch of severely depleted populations of Atlantic river herring and shad populations by the New England industrial herring fleet. The court found that a Fisheries […] [Read More]
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