Things You Need To Know Today: Danbury Company Lays Off Most Workers
Things you need to know on January 29. Danbury Company Lays Off Most Workers; CT's Governor Proposes More Judicial Reforms; White House Pay Gap Proposal; Vets Groups Distance Themselves From Trump Fundraiser.
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- Biodel, a pharmaceutical company in Danbury has laid off 15 people in response to a failed partnership with a Pennsylvania company. Biodel has been working for years on drugs to help people suffering from diabetes. NewsTimes.com
- Trending today. Governor Malloy is offering a new set of proposals to advance his second chance society judicial reforms.Among the many propsals is that youthful offender status apply to 18 to 20-year-old offenders, not just 16 and 17-year-olds. WTNH.com
- The White House is set to announce a proposal today to reduce the pay gap between men and women. The plan calls for private companies to submit salary data to the federal government. White House officials say women in America make 79 cents for every dollar a man makes.
- Presidential candidate Donald Trump claims to have raised millions of dollars for veterans charities last night. Some veterans groups are calling Trump's fundraiser a "political stunt." The founder of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America tweeted that they wouldn't accept donations from Trump. FoxNews.com