Connecticut's largest labor organization is making it clear that it's unhappy with state lawmakers who voted for a revised $19.7 billion state budget that makes cuts to state services and state employee jobs.
The Connecticut AFL-CIO is telling the legislators that it's endorsing in November that they're getting the backing of the organization despite voting in favor of what the AFL-CIO calls a "devastating budget."
Union officials have urged lawmakers to raise taxes on the wealthy rather than lay off workers and cut services.
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About 1,000 state employees have received layoff notices in recent months. The job cuts are part of a plan to address a projected $960 million deficit in the new fiscal year.