Over the past year, Connecticut’s Auditors of Public Accounts have found instances of workplace violence, benefits paid to deceased individuals, abuse of overtime, state agencies that violate both state policy and union contracts and “massive financial reporting errors” in Connecticut’s state agencies. According to state statute, the Government Administration and Elections ...
State House of Representatives Leadership
HARTFORD – The Yankee Institute’s media project Raising Hale highlighted the fact that the State House of Representatives is populated by more leaders than there are rank-and-file members.
Here is the full breakdown: State House of Representatives leaders
In the House, the leadership titles are Speaker of the House, Majority Leader, Minority Leader, Deputy Speaker (7), Deputy Majority Leader (7), Deputy Minority Leader (2), Assistant Deputy Speaker, Chief Assistant Deputy Speaker for Economic Affairs, Assistant Majority leader (18), Assistant Minority Leader (13), Majority Whip (2), Minority Whip (3), Majority Caucus Chairman, Deputy Majority Caucus Chairman, Deputy Majority Whips-At-Large (2), Deputy Majority Whips (3), Assistant Majority Whips (8) and Minority Caucus Chairman.
Learn more at Raising Hale.
Renewed push to reform Connecticut’s wage-tip credit reveals political divide, as restaurants face lawsuits
A joint public hearing before the Judicial and Labor and Public Employees Committee was held at the Capitol today to consider a working draft bill to change state regulations regarding wages for restaurant servers. The push for a regulatory change is a response to a series of on-going lawsuits against ...