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Local Legislators Tour North Haven Amazon Fulfillment Center

Posted on June 24, 2019 by admin


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On Thursday, June 20th, state and local lawmakers toured Amazon’s new robotics fulfillment center in North Haven for an inside look at the 855,000-square-foot innovative customer fulfillment facility located at 415 Washington Avenue.

The North Haven facility currently under construction and scheduled to open this summer will become the company’s second fulfillment center in Connecticut and is anticipated to create more than 1,500 new, full-time jobs. Associates at the fulfillment center will work

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The Not So Fun, Fun House

Posted on June 18, 2019 by admin


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Many changes came to Connecticut as a result of a new administration and newly elected legislature.  A new progressive caucus of approximately 45 legislators emerged hailing reforms, such as an increase to minimum wage, paid family medical leave, free college tuition, legalized marijuana, and capital gains taxes.  What did Connecticut’s struggling residents get instead?  A budget with many new sales taxes on products and services, increased taxes on meals and alcohol, and more taxes for small businesses

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The Trust Act, Anything, but . . .

Posted on June 4, 2019 by admin


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In 2013, Republicans and Democrats unanimously supported the implementation of the Trust Act, which created guidelines for how police handled arrests of illegal immigrants who were subject to federal civil detainers.  The law was established to create trust between local law enforcement officials and illegal immigrants so people in that community would be more willing to come forward without fear of deportation to report crimes or cooperate with police. The law struck a balance between when to turn

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