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CHALLENGE: Education is the human rights issue of our time. Education is a springboard for confidence and success and we need to make sure that all families and all kids have access to the same opportunities regardless of race, background, zip code or income.

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  • Have equal access to high quality schools.
  • Get the education and services that fit their specific needs.
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House Passes $15 Minimum Wage After Marathon Debate

House Passes $15 Minimum Wage After Marathon Debate

Republicans and Democrats in the House of Representatives debated for over 12 hours through the night and into the morning before approving an increase to Connecticut’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2023. The vote was 85 – 59 with every Republican and two...

Appropriations Committee Approves $15 Minimum Wage

Appropriations Committee Approves $15 Minimum Wage

The Appropriations Committee today approved a bill to increase the state’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2022, costing the state an additional $40 million per year and costing municipalities up to $1 million per year. The state’s minimum wage would then be adjusted...

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