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Wed Jan 18, 2017, 04:08 AM

Democrats Seek To Make Good On Campaign Promises

Trying to make good on their campaign promises, House Democrats unveiled a package of 10 bills last week that they said will help improve Connecticut’s economic climate.

“Our package reflects the long-term vision for moving Connecticut forward that we have been talking about with people throughout the state all summer and fall,” House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz, D-Berlin, said. “Encouraging job growth and economic development, making Connecticut more affordable for our seniors, and keeping our young graduates living and working here are all priorities everyone should get behind.”

The package includes a number of proposals Aresimowicz spoke about during a September 2016 press conference at Goodwin College in East Hartford.

The legislative package includes a bill that would remove the technical high school system from the Department of Education and make it an independent agency.

Read more: http://www.ctnewsjunkie.com/archives/entry/dems_seek_to_make_good_on_campaign_promises/

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