The Connecticut General Assembly reconvenes Oct. 3 to consider overriding Gov. Malloy's veto of the toxic Republican budget.
Click here to send a message to your legislators to vote "NO" on the GOP budget and "NO" on the veto override.
Nearly two weeks ago, Connecticut legislative Republicans, with the help of nine Democrats, passed a cruel and devastating anti-working family budget that attacked collective bargaining, cut the wages of the working poor and construction workers, slashed scholarship aid to the state's public colleges and universities, and gutted the state's clean election program.
(Click here for a summary of the Republican budget that was enabled by nine Democratic legislators.)
Our work is far from done. Connecticut still needs a fair budget that works for everyone, not just the wealthy few. The legislature will now have to vote on a new budget proposal.
The legislature will reconvene Oct. 3 to attempt to override the Governor's veto. Here's what you can do:
This is an important step in the campaign to pass a fair budget that protects public services and asks for shared sacrifice from everybody.