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Connecticut becomes first state to require paid sick days

A national precedent was set in Connecticut last week after lawmakers passed measures allowing paid sick days and the expansion of health care coverage.

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Four in Hartford arrested at Lieberman protest

Several dozen demonstrators gathered in front of Senator Joseph Lieberman's Hartford office at Constitution Plaza yesterday.

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NY health care rally honors Ted Kennedy

NEW YORK – At nearly the same time as the funeral for Ted Kennedy, the “Lion of the Senate,” took place in Boston, thousands of people gathered at the crossroads of the world to both fight for President Obama’s health care reform package and to say “thank you” to Kennedy for his lifelong struggle on behalf of working people, especially his fight to make sure everyone in America had access to quality care.