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500,000 lost jobs

February 26, 2014 J,

A recent report from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) confirmed what we have known all along – increasing the minimum wage will cost people their jobs. The CBO report showed that raising the minimum wage to $10.10, which President Obama and many in Congress would like to do, would reduce total employment by about [...]

91% saw an increase

February 15, 2014 J,

Last week, the National Small Business Association released its 2014 Small Business Health Care Survey. The survey reveals that 91% of respondents reported an increase in the costs of their health plans at their most recent renewal. One in four small businesses saw cost increases exceeding 20% at their most recent renewal. When asked specifically [...]

snowed in?

January 04, 2014 J

Snowed in today? While you’re stuck on the couch, here are three quick things you can do to help us in the battle for economic freedom in Connecticut! 1. Send a note to Governor Malloy Did you see the news that the Malloy administration is going to spend a million of your tax dollars on [...]

Common Core Hearing

December 20, 2013 J

Are you concerned about the changes Common Core may have on our education system in Connecticut? The additional layer of federal bureaucracy it will add?  The loss of local control over our children’s education? The time is coming to speak out! Please save the date for January 7th and January 19th.  These are the dates [...]

no more empty promises

December 11, 2013 J,

The new budget agreement in Congress is another trillion-dollar backdoor deal that will increase government spending. If passed, this new increase will break Congress’ prior promise to cap spending at $967 billion, which was in the bipartisan supported Budget Control Act, or BCA. Government spending is out of control. The risky fiscal policies of our [...]

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