In the House on Wednesday, we passed a historic bipartisan bill aimed at addressing the immediate, intermediate and long-term needs of the children's mental and behavioral health system in Connecticut, a priority during the 2022 legislative session.
Today, the House of Representatives passed an emergency bill, which will ease some of the financial crush on Waterbury residents and working families whose wallets and budgets have taken a hit due to rising gas prices and record-breaking inflation levels.
I want to call your attention to a dynamic new partnership that is set to help Waterbury's high school students realize their college promise.
The City of Waterbury, under Mayor Neil O'Leary, Waterbury Board of Education and Superintendent of Waterbury Public Schools Verna Ruffin have teamed up to create and launch the Waterbury Promise Scholarship.
This partnership affirms Waterbury's commitment to students pursuing higher education by removing the financial barriers they and their families face as part of the decision-making process.
National Disability Employment Awareness Month began in 1945 to highlight the contributions of people with disabilities to the workforce and to raise awareness of the inequities they face.