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House OKs Minimum Pay Increase Bill

May 17, 2019

Hourly minimum-pay employees are moving closer to a living wage. The House has approved House Bill 5004 to increase the minimum wage incrementally to $15 in 2023. The last time the minimum was increased was in 2017 and our families need to have a chance. No one who works full-time should have to live in poverty.

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Walker Announces Appropriations Budget

April 30, 2019

Rep. Toni Walker and her co-chair of the Appropriations Committee, Sen. Cathy Osten, announced their $43.3 billion budget proposal today for the next two fiscal years.

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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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