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Keep the Promise Coalition
Rep. Ritter discusses the legislative process at the Keep the Promise Coalition's advocacy training.
Rep. Ritter presents a legislative citation to students participating in the Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) program, along with Reps. Jason Rojas and Henry Genga
Rep. Ritter receives the 2016 Legislative Champion Award from the CT Alliance of YMCAs
Rep. Ritter speaks at the grand opening of the Zunner building in Hartford
Rep. Ritter introduces HB 5053, a bill to combat Connecticut's opioid epidemic, on the House floor
Rep. Ritter joined with colleagues to announce new legislation combatting opioid addiction.
Rep. Ritter spoke about the importance of art to Connecticut at the Department of Economic and Community Development's Arts Day at the Capitol.
The Hartford Promise is a new program that offers scholarships to Hartford high school students who meet certain benchmarks.
It was great speaking with residents of Mary Mahoney Village on Vine Street in Hartford and representatives of the Hartford Housing Authority.
I am honored to be named a ‘2015 Community Champion’ by the Connecticut Community Providers Association.
The Keep the Promise Alive Coalition invited Rep. Ritter to serve as their guest speaker during their Advocacy Training Day at the Legislative Office Building. The Keep the Promise Coalition is a group focused on improving Connecticut’s community mental health system and their Advocacy Training Days help equip those looking to get involved with the skills to influence the legislative process.
Rep. Ritter hosted a community forum on the Second Chance Society Bill at the Artists Collective on Albany Avenue in Hartford. Connecticut Department of Corrections Commissioner Scott Semple and Undersecretary of Criminal Justice and Policy Planning Mike Lawlor served as panelists at the forum and discussed the predicted impact of the Second Chance Society Law as well as answered questions from the public.
Rep. Ritter was glad to be on-hand as Governor Malloy ceremoniously signed An Act Concerning the Enforcement of Ordinances into law. The law clarifies state statute by explicitly precluding law enforcement officials from pursuing an offender outside of his or her precinct for violation of a municipal ordinance.
Rep.Ritter was happy to help honor the volunteer efforts of local seniors at the Elder Appreciation event at Shepherd Park in Hartford. The event was sponsored by the West End Civic Association in collaboration with the Southeast Sector Community Engagement Team and Schochet Companies and was attended by many community leaders.
Rep. Ritter met with staff and parents from the CRT Thomas D. Ritter Early Care and Education Center at the Legislative Office Building. The Center is named after Rep. Ritter's father, Tom, for his advocacy for early education programs during his time as Speaker of the House in the 1990s.
Rep. Ritter was happy that students from Hartford Public High School’s Law and Government Academy attended the public hearing and were able to hear testimony from passionate members of the public asking for their voices to be heard on important public health issues.
Rep. Ritter joined Sen. Chris Murphy at a Press Conference to Bring Attention to CT’s Growing Religious Exemption Rate.
Rep. Ritter Chairing the first Public Health Committee Meeting of the 2015-2016 legislative session.
Rep. Ritter was recognized for serving the needs of individuals with mental illness in the Connecticut General Assembly.
The event was held at various locations throughout Hartford and is intended to promote police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie.
The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center was awarded a $20,000 Historic Preservation Grant.