Legislators, Democracy for Connecticut Groups Urge Passage of Pro-Democracy Reforms


WHAT: Press conference to identify democracy priorities for the new legislative session,
including early voting, expanding automatic voter registration, restoring voting rights to parolees, strengthening
public financing of elections, raising the minimum wage to $15/hour, paid family leave and ending prison

Friday, February 8, 11 a.m. Eastern time

WHERE: Room 1C, Legislative Office Building, 300 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT

WHO: Senator Richard Blumenthal, State Senator Mae Flexer (D-29), Representative Gregg Haddad (D-54), Common Cause in
Connecticut, League of Women Voters CT, ACLU CT, Connecticut Citizen Action Group (CCAG), AFSCME, SEIU 32BJ,
Environment Connecticut, Connecticut Public Interest Research Group (PIRG), and Unlock the Vote

Common Cause in Connecticut is a non-profit, nonpartisan citizens’ lobby, working for open, honest and accountable government for everyone.