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The Connecticut House of Representative's labor committee has advanced a bill that would raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next five years.

Hartford Exhibit Depicts Life In Solitary Confinement

Feb 22, 2017
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A replica of a solitary confinement cell is on display in Connecticut’s State Capitol. It reproduces the sights and sounds of being in a solitary confinement cell.

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U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., says proposals to reduce property tax deductions would hurt homeowners, and he will use his power as senate minority leader to fight them.

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In Connecticut a state-run retirement fund for private sector workers is scheduled to begin next January. But it might be in jeopardy due to a Congressional rollback of an Obama-era labor rule.

New York Cracking Down On Illegal Dumping

Feb 22, 2017
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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and local officials want to put a stop to illegal dumping.