Annual Statewide OIC Day at the State Capitol

April 26, 2018

I was proud to join with my colleagues in welcoming professionals, families and friends from the Opportunities Industrialization Center of NB (OIC) to the State Capitol for their annual advocacy day. This center provides individuals, children and youth with necessary skills to help them achieve their educational and career goals. Their work is commendable and I salute all of them for their invaluable commitment to the communities they serve. It is always a pleasure to meet and greet hard working, committed people to the State Capitol and support their advocacy.

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Pay Equity Gains Momentum

April 20, 2018

The state House of Representatives took a step on April 19 toward closing the gender wage gap and ensuring women earn equal pay for equal work by passing House Bill 5386.

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Measure to help Early Childhood Educators Passes House

April 18, 2018

A measure I fully support to extend the time for early childhood educators to obtain their degree in Early Childhood Education today passed the House Chamber unanimously. As vice chair of the Education Committee, I was proud to bring out this bill on the House floor.

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$6 million in funding approved for Columbus Commons

April 16, 2018

The Connecticut State Bond Commission approved a $6 million loan on April 13 to Columbus Commons project stakeholders to help assist with the construction 80 new units of rental housing with 64 income-restricted affordable units.

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