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11 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Esty Ramps Up Fundraising In First Quarter

Freshman U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty ramped up fundraising in the first three months of the year, raising more than Reps.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Elizabeth Esty, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Larson, Litchfield, CT, Willington, CT

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Environmental Economics

I don't care about the lives saved, just tell me how many jobs were created

Just last week, at a budget hearing on Capitol Hill, a member of Congress cited a well-traveled number: $2.21.

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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Washington Post

Did USDA mislead the public, Congress about injury risks for poultry workers?

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture officials are publicly feuding over the results of a study that found the same double-digit injury rates among poultry plant workers both before and after processing lines had accelerated.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, Food Science, Activism, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Concord Monitor

Roll call for April 13

By a vote of 257 for and 159 against, the House on Wednesday failed to reach a two-thirds majority needed to pass a bipartisan bill that would exempt Americans abroad and foreigners working in the United States from the requirements of the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jim McDermott, Chris Van Hollen, Representative John Yarmuth, Representative Cheri Bustos

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Washington Examiner

Lawmakers urge Jack Lew, John Kerry to stop U.S. purchases of Russian helicopters

The effort to rally opposition to Russia n company Rosoboronexport , which the Pentagon is procuring Mi-17 helicopters from for the Afghan National Security Forces, was led by Reps.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Kay Granger, Jack Kingston

The Hartford Courant

DeLauro Proposing Bill Offering More Patient Protections In Medicare Advantage Rules

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro announced Friday she will propose legislation to tighten restrictions on insurers that sell Medicare Advantage plans, giving patients more advance notice when insurers change their physician networks.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Medicine

The Hartford Courant

Defense Contractors Increase Political Donations

Connecticut's largest defense contractors are stepping up political donations to key lawmakers as competition increases for shrinking defense dollars.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Elizabeth Esty, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, Sikorsky Aircraft, Aerospace-Defense, Manufacturing, United Technologies, Hamilton Sundstrand

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Washington Post

Lean in at the bar: Discounts for Equal Pay Day

Dacha is offering 23 percent discounts on two Weihenstephan draft beers to mark Equal Pay Day.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat, US News, Entertainment

Tue Apr 08, 2014

UPI

Democrats push Equal Pay Day in early campaign effort

Democrats in Washington launched an all-out push Tuesday, led by a pair of executive orders signed by President Barack Obama , in an effort to close the lingering wage gap between men and women.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Barbara Mikulski

The Hartford Courant

Feds Issue Rules To Protect Seniors Enrolled In Medicare Advantage Plans

UnitedHealthcare 's decision last fall to drop thousands of doctors from its Medicare Advantage plans in Connecticut and across the country has spurred Medicare officials to improve protections for seniors who lose their doctors.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut, Medicaid, Fairfield County, CT

SFGate

Obama signs actions taking aim at gender pay gap

President Barack Obama pauses as he listens to Women's rights activist Lilly Ledbetter speak in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, during an event marking Equal Pay Day where he will announce new executive actions to strengthen enforcement of equal pay laws for women.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Business News

Washington Times

Womena s wage gap not part of Democrata s election-year strategy: DeLauro

Rep. Rosa DeLauro, Connecticut Democrat, said Tuesday that Democrats' push to close the gender gap is not part of an election year strategy.

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

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Connecticut Post

Ted Kennedy Jr., the eldest son of the late lion of the U.S. Senate, will make his debut Tuesday as a candidate for the Legislature in his hometown of Branford, multiple sources told Hearst Connecticut Media.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Branford, CT, Connecticut, Guilford, CT

OUPblog

Make the tax system safe for interstate telecommuting: pass H.R. 4085

Telecommuting benefits employers, employees, and society at large. Telecommuting expands work opportunities for the disabled, for those who live far from major metropolitan areas, and for the parents of young children who value the ability to work at home.

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Related Topix: Tax, New York, US Politics, Representative Elizabeth Esty, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative James Himes

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Town Talk

Landrieu pushing to close gender pay gap

Sen. Mary Landrieu and other Democratic women in Congress are calling on their colleagues to support legislation that aims to eliminate the pay gap between men and women.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, US House of Representatives

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Ctnewsjunkie.com

OP-ED | TK2: Blessing Or Curse?

Will Connecticut follow the lead of neighboring Massachusetts and send a Kennedy to a prominent political position, even though he's never even run for dogcatcher before? Ted Kennedy Jr., son of the late lion of the United States Senate, is mulling a run for the Connecticut state Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Patrick Kennedy, Folk, The Kennedys, Opinion

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Chronicle.com

First Milestone Is Claimed on Long Road to Tracking Science's Economic Value

Just last week, at a budget hearing on Capitol Hill, a member of Congress cited a well-traveled number: $2.21.

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

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Fresh Talk Millennial Women Face Job, Family Choices

A Pew Research Center study showed that millennial women - born between 1980 and 2000 - are currently earning close to what their male counterparts earn.

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Related Topix: Motherhood, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Nancy Pelosi, Opinion, Ansonia, CT

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Washington Post

Looking at Obamacare on deadline day across the country

Today marks the deadline for Obamacare open enrollment sign-ups. If people don't at least start filling out an application today, they'll have to wait until 2015 to get insurance through the exchanges.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Business News

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Kevin Rennie a Kennedy Stirs Connecticut's Politics

State Sen. Ed Meyer, D-Guilford, will not seek a sixth term in November. He has been a brave soldier in the endless battle to protect the public's right to know what its government is doing.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, US Politics, Connecticut Government, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion, Ansonia, CT

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