Weekly News April 18-22

April 22, 2016

On Friday, April 22, I attended the annual Reading Forum sponsored by the Connecticut Commission on Children in partnership with the Black and Puerto Rican Caucus hosted a public forum to discuss the CK3LI program, which aims to improve the reading abilities of children in kindergarten through third grade, a crucial time for developing strong literacy skills.

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Weekly News April 4-8

April 8, 2016

This week, I attended a press conference to promote awareness of the Safe Haven law, which states that a distressed birth parent who is unable to care for their infant, 30 days or younger, may leave him or her with an employee at any hospital.

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Safe Haven Awareness Day

April 6, 2016

I am proud to say that Gov. Malloy declared this past Monday, April 4, 2016, Safe Havens Awareness Day in Connecticut. It is important to promote awareness of this law as it reminds birth parents that an alternative solution to their situation exists.

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An Update on Concrete Foundations

April 1, 2016

Last night in Manchester, and the week before in South Windsor, I took part in forums to provide information to residents on next steps if they believe their homes' foundations are crumbling due to potentially faulty concrete.

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