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12 min ago | The Hartford Courant

McEnroe: Guess Who's Running Again? Everybody

Rosa DeLauro is running for Congress . For the 13th freaking time. John Larson is running for Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Joe Courtney, Representative Elizabeth Esty, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Communications Workers of America

National Women's Committee Report: It's Time for Paid Family Leave in the U.S.

The next step forward in medical leave is the FAMILY Act. Introduced last year, this legislation would establish a self-sustaining, national paid leave insurance plan funded by employer and employee contributions.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, US News, US House of Representatives

HeraldNet

Commentary / Employment issues: Labor Day focus: Workers need humane scheduling

This Labor Day, Starbucks employees don't just want a pat on the back for being hard workers.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, George Miller, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

JD Supra

Food and Beverage News and Trends

This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Marketing

AEI

Inversion hysteria: Punishing market behavior

If you are looking for reasons why the stock market is tanking, you might turn your eyes toward Washington.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Fast Company

How A Nonprofit Is Teaching Women To Run For Office

According to the National Women's Political Caucus, of the 535 seats in the 113th U.S. Congress, just 18.5%--or 99 members--are women.

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Related Topix: US News, Nancy Johnson, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, Marsha Blackburn

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Enter Stage Right

Big fat lies about fat

Americans are obsessed with fat; either with eating it or being it. We've been told that we're too fat and we're told that eating fat is bad for you.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Agriculture, Science

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Reason Magazine

There's Nothing SWEET About the National Soda Tax

Last month, Rep. Rosa DeLauro proposed the SWEET Act, an excise tax on sweetened beverages.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Fruits, Food

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Heartland Institute

Big Fat Lies About Fat

Americans are obsessed with fat; either with eating it or being it. We've been told that we're too fat and we're told that eating fat is bad for you.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Bill pushes equal pay for women

A male health care worker in Connecticut on average earns almost twice as much as a woman performing the same job.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Law, Employment / Labor Law

The Hartford Courant

Agency Postpones Decision On Whether NU Chief's Pro-Malloy Fundraising Violated Law

The State Elections Enforcement Commission failed to reach a decision Tuesday on whether Northeast Utilities CEO Thomas J. May violated state law last year when he asked about 50 company managers to contribute money to help Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy win re-election.

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Related Topix: Hartford, CT, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Milford Mirror

On walking tour candidate Brown sees diversity of District 3

James Brown of Stratford, candidate for U.S. Congress from Connecticut's 3rd District, was followed by volunteer Ian LeComer on the candidate's walking tour of the district Aug. 15. The Republican candidate for the District 3 seat in the U.S. Congress, running against 12-term incumbent Democrat Rosa DeLauro, met with The Star in North Branford on ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Stratford, CT, North Branford, CT, Branford, CT

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Hill

Dems urge bold action on O-Care calorie counts

A pair of congressional Democrats pressed the White House Friday to move forcefully on regulations requiring calorie counts on restaurant menus.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Washington Times

EDITORIAL: Testing the limits of 'sin' and making it pay

Sin has never been more popular, and its popularity is greatest among the government economists who never tire of figuring out how to make it pay.

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ThinkProgress

Starbucks Changes Scheduling Practices To Make Them More Humane For Employees

A day after the New York Times featured a story about a Starbucks employee whose erratic schedule wreaked havoc on her life, the company announced that it would change scheduling practices to make its employees' lives easier.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New Times, George Miller, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Liberal Political News

Milford Mirror

DeLauro honors Milford vets

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro with VFW District Commander Dick Kennedy and World War II vets Jim Morgia and Nick Angelicola at the local VFW on Aug. 6. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro last week held the second in her "Honoring the Greatest Generation" appreciation series.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Milford, CT, Stratford, CT, Hamden, CT, West Haven, CT

Politico

Tax-fraud phone scams con taxpayers out of a staggering $5 million...

FRAUD PHONE SCAMS CON TAXPAYERS OUT OF A STAGGERING $5 MILLION. Over a thousand taxpayers have fallen victim to phone scams from IRS impersonators who demand hundreds and thousands of dollars in alleged unpaid taxes - and the scammers have scored big.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, US Politics, Lloyd Doggett, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Norwalk Daily Voice

Happy Birthday To Norwalk's Wayne Winsley

Winsley, who has lived in Norwalk, turns 51 on Wednesday. The motivational speaker, author, and broadcaster was born Aug. 13, 1963, in Cleveland.

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Related Topix: Norwalk, CT, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Military, US Navy

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Counterpunch

Will the US Ever Catch Up to the Rest of the World on Paid Family Leave?

On Aug. 5, 1993, the federal Family and Medical Leave Act went into effect. In the 21 years since, it's been used over 100 million times, allowing many working Americans to take time off to bond with new children, or to care for themselves or family members when seriously ill or injured, without the fear of losing their jobs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Carolyn Maloney, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

JD Supra

Food and Beverage News and Trends

This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape.

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Related Topix: IGN Entertainment, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sugar, Healthcare Law, Law, Lois Capps

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