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Animal Therapy Day At State Capitol

April 12, 2017

Highlighting new legislation allowing therapy animals to help children testify in abuse cases, Rep. Diana Urban welcomed 15 teams of therapy dogs and their handlers to the Capitol so visitors could learn about the important role animals can play during times of trauma and crisis.

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Urban Gives Citation To Jennifer Brocksom

April 12, 2017

Rep. Diana Urban presents a General Assembly Citation to 2017 Connecticut Kid Governor Jessica Brocksom of Milford during Animal Therapy Day at the State Capitol for her advocacy of animals.

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Urban Praises OK Of Crumb Rubber Ban

April 4, 2017

Recycled tires, known as crumb rubber, contain a dozen carcinogens and at least 20 lung irritants. Rep. Diana Urban's legislation to ban the use of crumb rubber on playground surfaces has been approved by the Planning and Development Committee and now goes to the floor of the House of Representatives.

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Protecting Children From Abuse And Neglect

January 31, 2017

On the eve of the legislature’s vote on an agreement that would allow the Department of Children and Families to escape federal court oversight after 25 years, Rep. Diana Urban talks about the agreement in a radio interview.

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