State Representative Hilda Santiago joins me for this episode of Let's Talk About It to discuss some of the legislation we passed in the 2021 legislative session and how it could help our state move forward from the pandemic.
Today is National Women’s Equality Day, commemorating the passage of the 19th Amendment which granted women the right to vote. Today we celebrate the great strides we have made, in Connecticut and throughout the country, and reflect on the continued fight for gender equality and women’s rights.
On this episode of "Let's Talk About It," Dennis and I welcome David Foster of Shaboo All Stars/Shaboo Productions to discuss the Shaboo 50th Anniversary Concert on at the Shaboo Stage on August 28! All proceeds will go to the Covenant Soup Kitchen in Willimantic.
Connecticut is forecasted to experience extreme temperatures from today through the evening of Friday, August 13. Cooling centers are opening across the state to provide residents with immediate relief from the heat. To find a cooling center near you, dial 2-1-1 or click here.
This week, more than $16 million in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief II (ESSER II) funds was made available to 170 school districts across Connecticut. This relief money will allow schools throughout our state to provide special education services to more than 80,000 students during the upcoming school year.