Thirty Democratic lawmakers are calling for increases in taxes on the wealthy and better access to health insurance.

“Our state has lost 7,133 fellow residents to COVID-19. We have nearly 200,000 people still out of work, the majority of which are women. And there are thousands of families fearful losing their homes,” Rep. Kate Farrar said. 

Farrar, from West Hartford, said that’s why she and fellow Democrats are calling for tax increases to pay for education, programs to help residents stay in their homes and afford their health insurance. 

Read Christine Stuart’s full report at NBC Connecticut

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