Connecticut General Assembly Approves Pay Raises for Itself, Other Top State Officials

State Rep. Doug Dubitsky, R-Chaplin, weighed in on a bill to give raises to lawmakers and state elected officials.


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HARTFORD – All 187 state legislators need a $12,000 pay raise to attract a more diverse membership than what one member called the “lawyers, independently rich people, retired people and adults living in their parent’s basement” that now dominate its ranks. “That’s what we’ve got here,” State Rep. Doug Dubitsky, R-Chaplin, said at the State […]
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Steve Jensen

Steve Jensen was a journalist for 13 years with the Hartford Courant and Journal Inquirer of Manchester before becoming a Communications Director for the State of Connecticut. Jensen covers politics and law enforcement for CT Examiner. T: 860 661-6404