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Labor, Education & Pensions Issues

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 [...]

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 [...]

See you December 3rd!

November 27, 2013 J,

Please plan to join us for the next meeting of AFP-CT on Tuesday, December 3rd at Langley’s Restaurant in the Great Neck Country Club in Waterford. We have a lot of educational and exciting options for you to participate in including: Phone Training from 5-6PM Making Phone Calls from 6-7PM Common Core Presentation from 7-9PM [...]

AFP-CT State Director JR Romano Testifies Against Forced Small Business Unionization

March 13, 2012 J

Hartford CT- Americans for Prosperity-Connecticut (AFP-CT) State Director, JR Romano, will testify today on two executive orders issued by Governor Malloy last fall impacting child care workers and home care attendants in state funded programs.

"It is unfortunate that Governor Malloy has chosen to put politics before people once again by forcing unionization upon small business owners in this state who are charged with the care of our children and elderly populations,” said JR Romano, State Director AFP-CT. “While I am sure that the SEIU is pleased with these orders providing them with additional members and their dues, what about the PCAs and child care workers and the people they care for?”

A lawsuit alleging that Governor Malloy overstepped his executive branch authorities in issuing Executive Orders 9 and 10 is pending.

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