State of Connecticut secondary Archives: on Welfare & Poverty


Tom Foley: New urban enterprise zones and urban renewal initiatives

I want everyone in Connecticut to have a job that pays much more than the minimum wage so workers can comfortably support themselves and their family and move on to even greater opportunities. Governor Malloy hasn't done that with his huge tax increase and other policies that have cost us jobs and hurt working families. I am running for governor because I want to turn that around. I want everyone in Connecticut to have a job that pays much more than the minimum wage so workers can comfortably support themselves and their family and move on to even greater opportunities.

I have a plan for bringing more and better jobs to Connecticut including new urban enterprise zones, workforce training programs, better transportation access to New Haven and Bridgeport, and urban renewal initiatives. Working together with our legislature, creating more and better jobs for Connecticut's working families will be my number one priority as governor.

Source: 2014 Connecticut Governor campaign website, TomFoleyCT.com Sep 1, 2014

Maggie Hassan: Help Out New Hampshire volunteerism tour

I continue to be inspired by the "all-hands-on-deck" spirit of our people. I see it in Granite Staters who finish a hard day of work and then go help a nonprofit, or coach a youth team, or engage in their school boards and town meetings.

My husband Tom has seen the same spirit at the Tillotson Center in Colebrook, at the Claremont Soup Kitchen, at the New Hampshire Veterans Home, and in every county in the state through his "Help Out New Hampshire" volunteerism tour.

Source: 2014 State of the State address to Connecticut legislature Feb 6, 2014

Dan Malloy: $103 million to maintain the safety net

I am proposing we spend $103 million to maintain the safety net and other critical services that help define us as a compassionate and decent people. That money is necessary because the national economic recovery has been slow, and the people who depend on the safety net, and their caregivers, have suffered enough.
Source: Connecticut 2012 State of the State Address Feb 8, 2012

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