News Junkie: New union TV ad calls on millionaires to ‘pay their fair share’

HARTFORD, Conn. — There might already be a partisan deal on a two-year state budget, but that didn’t stop one union from continuing to ask wealthier residents to pay higher taxes.

SEIU 1199 debuted an ad Wednesday that features the CEO of CareCentrix, a home health services company that received about $24 million in state assistance for creating 290 jobs over a five year period. The company, which has offices in both Hartford and Stamford, now has 400 employees.

In the TV ad, John Driscoll, the millionaire CEO, said “successful people and successful corporations have to pay their fair share.” He said his company isn’t going to leave this state “just because we have to be part of a budget solution.”

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