Connecticut Lawmaker Takes A Victory Lap 31 Years In Making

By Paul Bass – JUN 16, 2011 11:36 AM – New Haven Independent News It took three decades. Suddenly Martin Looney was able to shepherd ambitious ideas into new laws—and have the governor’s office help him, not stand in the way. Pot decriminalization. Paid sick days for service workers. In-state tuition for undocumented workers’ children. A state earned income tax credit for the working poor. Stricter rules for eyewitness identification of suspected crooks. … For years Looney pushed for those ideas with his fellow state lawmakers from New Haven at the Capitol in Hartford. For years Republican governors stopped those from becoming law Continue reading: Connecticut Lawmaker Takes A Victory Lap 31 Years In Making

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Connecticut Lawmaker Takes A Victory Lap 31 Years In Making