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 Senate Leadership
HARTFORD – The Yankee Institute’s Raising Hale media project highlighted the fact that every member of the State Senate has a leadership position that entitles them to extra pay.
Check out the full Senate leadership breakdown here: State Senate leadership
In the Senate, the leadership titles are Senate President Pro Tempore, Majority Leader, Minority Leader, Deputy President Pro Tempore (5), Deputy Majority Leader (5), Deputy Minority Leader (5), Deputy Caucus Leader and Federal Relations Liaison, Minority Leader Pro Tempore, Deputy Minority Leader Pro Tempore, Assistant Majority Leader (5), Assistant Minority Leader (2), Majority Whip (2), Minority Whip (2), Assistant President Pro Tempore (3) and Assistant Majority Whip.
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 ...