Pay equity bill crafted by West Hartford legislators wins final approval

May 5, 2018

State Rep. Derek Slap applauded the state Senate's passage of legislation that would help close the gender wage gap. House Bill 5386, "An Act Concerning Various Pay Equity and Fairness Matters," now heads to the governor's desk to be signed into law.

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A map showing the nominated Opportunity Zones (highlighted)


Windham Nominated for Opportunity Zone

May 3, 2018

A section of Windham is one of the governor's nominations of 72 opportunity zones in Connecticut.

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Pay Equity And Early Voting Pass House

April 24, 2018

Last week, the House of Representatives took a step toward closing the gender wage gap and ensuring women earn equal pay for equal work and passed a resolution that would amend the state’s constitution to allow a system of early voting during elections. 

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Seven Bridgeport census tracts nominated as federal Opportunity Zones

April 23, 2018

Seven Bridgeport census tracts were forwarded to the Federal Government as suggestions to be added to the list of federal Opportunity Zones. From Bridgeport's downtown to Steelpointe Harbor, to the city's West End Eco-technology Park and the Cherry Street Loft area, Bridgeport is seeing development growth.

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