Funding for New London was adopted in Senate Bill #503 that authorized bonds for capital improvements, transportation, and school building projects. The measure was approved today during Special Session and it’s headed to the Governor’s desk for signing.
A measure I championed for years that will allow the New London Magnet School project to move forward was approved in the 2016 Legislative Session. HB 5556 addresses some of the issues faced by the New London school district. I was able to work with the co-chairs of the Education Committee to give New London time to meet our magnet school goals and to continue receiving reimbursements until we make the set requirements.
The 3rd Native American Heritage Celebration was held at the State Capitol filled with performances and participation from several different groups honoring and recognizing the culture and contributions of Native Americans across the state.