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Minority Teacher Recruitment Legislation

June 4, 2019

I am pleased to report the House passed legislation that will facilitate minority teacher recruitment and retention across the state.

 

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Paid Family Medical Leave Passes House And Senate

June 3, 2019

After many hours of debate over the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) legislation, House Democrats passed a bill which was already approved by the Senate. It now goes to the governor for his signature.

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House OKs Requiring High School Courses On Black, Puerto Rican, Latino Histories

May 23, 2019

The House of Representatives approved legislation for including African-American, Puerto Rican and Latino studies in the public high school curriculum.

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House Passes Minimum Wage Increase

May 9, 2019

Minimum wage workers are moving closer to a living wage. The House approved House Bill 5004 to increase the minimum wage incrementally over the next few years to $15 in 2023.

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