Celebrating The 13th Amendment Today; Danbury Police Officer Struck By Car; London Mayor Speaks Out About Trump; CT Gov. Malloy Praises Lawmakers
Things you need to know on December 9.
Thanks to MetroNews Source for the following.
- President Obama and Congress will celebrate today's 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 13th Amendment. The constitutional amendment formally abolished slavery in the U.S. ConstitutionCenter.org
- Wishing Officer Brittany Alvarez a speedy recovery. Danbury police say Officer Brittany Alvarez was working traffic detail at a construction site Tuesday morning when she was hit by a car. Alvarez was rushed to the hospital for treatment of head and neck injuries. Newstimes.com
- Governor Malloy praised the state legislature for passing a deficit mitigation plan he says is flawed but necessary. Democrats in the state legislature are the only ones who voted in favor of the bill designed to eliminate a 350-million-dollar deficit in the current fiscal year.
- London's Mayor Boris Johnson said yesterday that Donald Trump is wrong in claiming parts of London are so radicalized that police are afraid for their lives. USnews.com
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