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UConn staff, students rally against budget cuts, chant “tax the rich”

Carrying signs that read "Support UConn" and “Respect Collective Bargaining,” approximately 300 University of Connecticut staff and students rallied outside the Legislative Office Building to protest proposed cuts to the university included in the bipartisan budget passed by the legislature. Former UConn graduate employee union president, Todd Vachon led the crowd in chanting “tax the rich” and called for raising taxes on hedge funds and Connecticut’s top income earners.

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The Fitch Files: Tolling Study Consultant is a Member of an International Tolling Advocacy Group

CDM Smith, the engineering consultant company that has authored two tolling studies for the state of Connecticut, is a dues-paying member of an international organization who’s stated purpose is “to create a political environment that fosters the growth and widespread adoption of tolling as a viable means to fund and ...

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