Interview with BBC in Northern Ireland

October 18, 2016

While attending a summit in Belfast, I had the great pleasure of appearing on BBC's Sunday Politics show to discuss the success of the Connecticut Children's Report Card.

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Repay Businesses Stranded by the Amistad

September 30, 2016

On Wednesday the legislature approved a deal that will keep manufacturing giant Sikorsky in Connecticut until at least 2032. I supported this deal which will grow jobs and Connecticut's economy, but I also believe we have a responsibility to provide the same enthusiastic support to our small businesses.

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Rep. Urban at the Global Child School


2016 Children's Champion

September 14, 2016

I was honored to be presented the 2016 Children’s Champion award by the Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance (CECA) today at the Global Child School, an early childhood school and care center in Stonington.

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Rep. Urban and Rep. Matt Ritter

Rep. Urban with Rep. Matt Ritter, Co-chair of the Public Health Committee

Protecting Children from Lead Exposure

September 13, 2016

I recently joined my colleagues on the Children's and Public Health Committees for a joint forum on lead exposure in children. The forum was held to review Connecticut’s current efforts to screen children for lead and the progress made in reducing childhood lead poisoning.

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