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Porter advocates for pay equity, increasing the minimum wage and establishing an earned family and medical leave system

March 8, 2018

Democrats in the General Assembly joined advocates on International Women’s Day to push for Connecticut to adopt legislation that would create an earned family and medical leave system, ensure women receive equal pay for equal work, and increase the minimum wage.

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Porter voices support for a fair workweek

March 6, 2018

State Rep. Robyn Porter voiced her support for Senate Bill 321 which would establish a fair workweek by helping to eliminate the practice of on-call scheduling for Connecticut's big box retail, food service, hospitality and home care workers.

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Volume 1 of the Porter Post: A voice for the 94th Assembly District

March 5, 2018

As we buckle down into the 2018 legislative session, one of my primary focuses is to create an open and honest dialogue with my constituents about the legislation we are working to pass to help build a brighter future for Connecticut. Through The Porter Post, a monthly newsletter, I will keep you up-to-date on our legislative accomplishments.

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African-American women legislators nominate Margaret Morton to hall of fame

February 23, 2018

In celebration of Black History Month, Connecticut's four current African-American women legislators nominated Margaret E. Morton, the first African-American woman to sit in the state legislature, to the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame.

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