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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