Through these four Town Hall Meetings, The BPRC hopes to bring attention to the Coronavirus‘ disproportionate impact on Black and Latino communities in the state of Connecticut.
On Tuesday, March 10th, Governor Ned Lamont declared a public health emergency to combat COVID-19, a respiratory disease that has impacted communities across the state, country, and world. As public health and elected officials have begun managing containment and limiting the spread, our ways of life have gone through some major changes, including mass self quarantines through the end of March. Below, you’ll find some information to help keep you up-to-date as experts learn more and officials act to fight the pandemic.
New Britain-Area Legislators Laud Today's Passage of the Bond Package Providing Over $2.1 million for Local ProjectsMarch 11, 2020
"These are dollars that we need," Rep. Sanchez said. "Making sure that New Britain receives its fair share of resources from the state is one of the most important parts of the job here and I'm happy we were able to follow through on that work with today's vote."
New Britain's education system continues to get better. This year we are blessed to have the new Smalley Elementary School open on West Street. Having fought for state funding of Smalley, I am thrilled it is finally open for our students.