Here in Connecticut, we take pride in caring for each and every one of our citizens. As a result, our state is always near the top of “quality of life” surveys. As recently as November of 2016, a report by the financial news website, 24/7 Wall St, ranked Connecticut as the second best state to live in.
Small businesses are the lifeline of our economy. They are creating jobs, increasing productivity, and capitalizing on growth opportunities here and globally. Thanks to small businesses, our unemployment rate is at an 8-year low and, according to Bloomberg, we are the 5th most innovative state in the country.
Rep. Conley, along with representatives Kelly Luxenberg, Liz Linehan, Robyn Porter, Caroline Simmons and Senator Mae Flexer, introduced a package of five bills today to protect and expand women’s access to healthcare. The package serves as an agenda for protecting women’s health rights in Connecticut.