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Dems Expect Sikorsky Approval Wednesday

Dems Expect Sikorsky Approval Wednesday

Top Democratic leaders said Monday that they expect the state House of Representatives will approve an incentive package for Sikorsky Aircraft on Wednesday to build a new generation of helicopters in Connecticut.

House Speaker Brendan Sharkey of Hamden and Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz of Berlin said they received positive feedback from about 50 legislators in a closed-door caucus Monday at the state Capitol.

While no formal vote count was taken, they said they expect approval.

The leaders said they had no details on a separate package between Sikorsky and the Teamsters labor union - and that they would move ahead with a vote even if they do not have those...