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GOP bill targets law aimed at keeping politics out of churches

Churches should have the right to endorse political candidates and still keep their tax-free status, say House Republicans targeting a law that prohibits such outright politicking from the pulpit. 671 more words

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Continued Teacher Advocacy a Must

Teachers have been speaking out forcefully against plans to shift the cost of teacher pensions onto cities and towns and raise property taxes, saying such plans would unfairly burden local taxpayers and lead to cuts in education and other essential services. 181 more words

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Lawmakers Reject Agreement On DCF Federal Monitor

(CBS Connecticut) — A General Assembly committee today rejected a deal that could have moved the Connecticut Department of Children and Families closer to emerging from federal oversight, while also curtailing lawmakers’ ability to cut the department’s budget. 402 more words

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