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Record breaking cuts to social services and education programs – no new taxes for the wealthy

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by Jon Pelto from Wait, What It’s morning in Connecticut: Do you know what the budget bill means? With little debate, and even less awareness of the ramifications of passing the bill, the State House of Representatives voted 140 to 3 and the State Senate voted 31 to 3 to pass a deficit mitigation bill […] [Read More]
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Raising Minimum Wage Lifts Single Mothers Out of Poverty and Boosts U.S. Economy

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Raising the minimum wage to a living wage begins the cycle of lifting single mothers out of poverty, according to a policy report released by the Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis (IUPRA) at The University of Texas at Austin. The U.S. census shows more Americans — 46.2 million people — are living in […] [Read More]
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