The Push to Establish a Halfway House for Women in Greater New Haven

March 24, 2016

Although bill HB 5204,which would have established a halfway house in New Haven for female ex-offenders, failed to move forward for consideration to the Judiciary Committee, I will continue to seek the facility's establishment to help those released from the Department of Corrections transition into the community.

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Ban The Box On Job Applications

February 24, 2016

Rep. Robyn Porter joined her colleagues and advocates today at a press conference to champion House Bill 5237: An Act Concerning Fair Chance Employment.

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2015 Session Recap with The New Haven Delegation

June 18, 2015

I joined New Haven Mayor Toni N. Harp and members of the city’s legislative delegation at City Hall to recap and tout a series of legislative victories achieved during the General Assembly’s 2015 legislative session. In 2016 New Haven taxpayers are projected to receive a direct car tax cut of $3.5 million. Legislators successfully tackled Connecticut’s unequal Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) system and as a result it is estimated that New Haven will receive an approximately $15 million in additional reimbursements.

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Child Support Guidelines Commission Bill Debated in the House

June 8, 2015

Robyn Porter brings out her first bill as a state legislator on the Child Support Guideliness Commission bill. See the video, here.

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