Lawmakers slated to vote on Sikorsky deal this week

Lawmakers will be heading back to Hartford this week to consider a new deal to keep Sikorsky in Stratford for another 16 years. A special

A special session is scheduled for Wednesday to vote on the proposal.

A special session is scheduled for Wednesday to vote on the proposal. (9/26/16)

HARTFORD - Lawmakers will be heading back to Hartford this week to consider a new deal to keep Sikorsky in Stratford for another 16 years.

A special session is scheduled for Wednesday to vote on the proposal.

Sikorsky would get $220 million in grants and tax exemptions in exchange for building 200 new helicopters in the state and expanding its workforce.

Union members also need to approve the deal.           

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