As the Town of Wallingford faces a challenge by AFSCME for allowing employees to resign from union membership without AFSCME’s permission, the town council signed off on new contract extensions that contain language contrary to the Supreme Court’s Janus decision.
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Since it began in 2011 Gov. Dannel Malloy’s controversial First Five program has awarded $381.6 million in grants and tax credits to major Connecticut companies and it has done so with virtually no public oversight. But that might change if a bill backed by state Comptroller Kevin Lembo is able to jump the legislative hurdles and get Malloy’s signature.