Catherine Abercrombie
At the Capitol:
Legislative Office Building, Room 2002
Hartford, CT 06106-1591
(860) 240-8500 | 1-800-842-1902
Catherine.Abercrombie@cga.ct.gov
In the District:
64 Parker Avenue
Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 634-8770

Current News & Issues

March 19, 2015
REP. ABERCROMBIE SUPPORTING PARENT LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
Rep. Cathy Abercrombie, Co-Chair of the Human Services Committee and several lawmakers, advocates, children and parents spoke in support of a call to the governor and the state legislature to restore funding for the Parent Leadership Program. READ MORE

March 6, 2015
REP. CATHY ABERCROMBIE JOINS LOCAL COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCIES IN CALLING THE GOVERNOR TO RESTORE HUMAN SERVICES INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING
State Rep. Cathy Abercrombie, co-chair of the legislature’s Human Services Committee, joined the Connecticut Association for Community Action (CAFCA) and local Meriden agencies to call on Governor Malloy to restore $3.4 million in critical Human Services Infrastructure (HSI)-Community Action Program funds to the state budget. READ MORE

February 5, 2015
REP. CATHY ABERCROMBIE AND OTHERS WARN AGAINST BUDGET CUTS TO HUMAN SERVICES
Cautioning that the state must not balance the budget “on the backs of the people less fortunate than us,” Rep Abercrombie and other human service advocates held a press conference to draw attention to the risks of making these cuts. READ MORE

November 20, 2014
EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY IMPROVEMENT FUNDS APPROVED FOR MERIDEN
Meriden legislators are pleased that John Barry Elementary School was included in the latest round of funding for technology and other improvements. READ MORE

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October 31, 2014
CT NAELA APPLAUDS ABERCROMBIE FOR SUPPORTING CRITICAL LAW PROTECTING COMMUNITY SPOUSES
The Connecticut Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys praised Rep. Abercrombie for her efforts in championing a law that will allow spouses of nursing home patients (community spouses) to stay at home longer without further state assistance. READ MORE

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September 16, 2014
REP. ABERCROMBIE RECOGNIZED FOR CHAMPIONING EDUCATION
“It is an honor to be recognized as a Children’s Champion by this organization,” Rep. Cathy Abercrombie said. “We have worked hard to keep children’s programs safe and strong even during these tough economic times. Thanks to our joint efforts we have seen promising outcomes that will have a long-term impact in their future and their lives.” READ MORE

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