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Friday roundup

by: ctblogger

Fri Mar 01, 2013 at 20:28:57 PM EST


Weekend reading material...
  • Fresh from the "WTF was this stupid fuc*ing assclown thinking" files...
    House Speaker Brendan Sharkey removed a veteran lawmaker from his leadership position Thursday for an inappropriate remark he made last week during a budget hearing.

    Rep. Ernest Hewett of New London, a deputy speaker and member of the Appropriations Committee, told a 17-year-old girl on Feb. 20 that if she was shy then he had a live snake for her under his desk. The girl, an intern with the Connecticut Science Center, talked about being shy and overcoming her fear of snakes during her testimony.

    "And if you're bashful I've got a snake sittin' under my desk here," Hewett told the girl, according to the audio of the hearing.


  • SEIU 1199 released the following press release regarding the strike at HealthBridge Management.
    After eight months on strike, more than 600 caregivers at five Connecticut nursing homes will be heading back to work on Sunday, March 3rd, under the terms and conditions of their expired contract, as ordered under a District Court injunction against the facility operator, HealthBridge Management.

    "The injunction remains in effect - and that means HealthBridge has to restore all of the benefits and other conditions of employment that were in place before they unlawfully imposed unilateral terms of employment changest," said David Pickus, President of the New England Health Care Employees Union, District 1199,SEIU.

    "What's more, the National Labor Relations Board argued today that the bankruptcy court doesn't have jurisdiction here.  If Judge Donald H. Steckroth issues any ruling which conflicts with the clear directive of the injunction to restore workers to their jobs under the terms of their expired contract, the Board will take action to enforce the injunction as it was ordered by District Court Judge Robert Chatigny."


  • Bravo Attorney General George Jepsen! (Press release).
    Attorney General George Jepsen today released the following statement in response to comments made by Attorney Irving Pinsky yesterday demanding release of documents related to the investigation of the Sandy Hook tragedy:

    "Attorney Pinsky clearly misunderstands the law.

    "The Office of the Attorney General has no jurisdiction in this type of criminal matter. My office is in no way involved with the ongoing Sandy Hook investigation being conducted by the State's Attorney. My office and I have no authority under the law to unseal any documents that have been sealed pursuant to a criminal investigation.

    "Attorney Pinsky would be well-advised to become better familiarized with Connecticut law prior to issuing any additional demands upon my office."


 
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