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Dalio Foundation's Education Pledge To CT

April 8, 2019

Rep. Toni Walker, co-chair of the legislature's Appropriations Committee, welcomed the Dalio Foundation’s pledge to donate $100 million toward Connecticut’s schools but said the donation also poses complicated questions regarding the state budget.

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Walker Welcomes Students To The Capitol

April 4, 2019

This week I welcomed to the Legislative Office Building students from the East Rock Record, a team of middle school students who work with high school and college student mentors to write and host press conferences on pressing issues in their communities.

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Legislators Examining Lamont Budget Plan

February 21, 2019

Governor Ned Lamont presented his biennial budget proposal yesterday and as legislators our job now is to analyze it, meet with state, local officials – and especially the people of New Haven – to discuss the governor’s ideas and ultimately decide what changes have to be made so the final budget draft truly meets the state’s needs.

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Legislature Helps Fed Workers in Shutdown

January 23, 2019

For more than a month, at least 1,500 federal employees in New Haven and other municipalities around the state have been furloughed or forced to work without pay because of a politically motivated shutdown of government in the nation's capital. To help them the legislature has passed legislation, making available unemployment assistance, interest-free loans of up to $5,000 and other resources for them.

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