Influence Explored: Union Politics in Connecticut


The Hartford Courant published a story today profiling the spokesmen for the State Employees Bargaining Agent Coalition in Connecticut. SEBAC negotiates health insurance and pension agreements with the state of Connecticut for at least 13 other state unions including as the American Federation of State, County, & Municipal Employees.

SEBAC deals mainly with the interests of state employees, but the organizations it provides services for have shown a lot of interest in both state and federal-level politics. Here’s a look at the influence profiles of some of the entities mentioned in the Connecticut paper’s piece:

‘Influence Explored’ takes an article from the day’s headlines and exposes the influential ways of entities mentioned in the article. Names and corporations are run through Sunlight’s influence tracking tools such as Influence Explorer and Transparency Data to remind readers of the money that powers Washington.