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Need To Recruit More Minority Teachers

March 26, 2019

Teachers play a central role in shaping the minds of young people and can have a lasting impact. When students of all races have teachers of color leading them in the classroom implicit biases can be challenged and changed. And that’s critical to the future of our society.

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Labor Panel OKs Wage, Work Safety Bills

March 18, 2019

Rep. Robyn Porter, co-chair of the Labor and Public Employees Committee, praised committee members who approved legislation that raises the minimum wage, addresses the issue of pay equity for para-educators and sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Time To Analyze Lamont Budget Proposal

February 28, 2019

Governor Ned Lamont presented his biennial budget proposal last week for Connecticut. My job now is to analyze the proposal and sit down with my colleagues, state and local officials and especially the people of Hamden and New Haven to decide what changes have to be made so the budget truly meets our needs.

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Federal Workers

January 22, 2019

Legislature takes action to assist federal workers during partial government shutdown

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