BPRC Leaders Pleading for Federal Help for PR

September 26, 2017

As leaders of the legislature’s Black and Puerto Rican Caucus (BPRC), our vice-chair, Rep. Brandon McGee and I, today sent a letter to Connecticut’s Congressional Delegation in Washington, DC pleading for federal help for Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria which left total devastation on the island.

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CT Needs New School Funding Formula

September 9, 2017

Each year, more than $2 billion in state education aid is distributed to towns and cities through entirely arbitrary block grants. There is no strategic approach that reflects the state's priorities, the needs of students or what cities and towns can afford. There is no "formula." That's why the way the state distributes school aid is now in the courts. It is the responsibility of the legislative branch, working with the executive branch, to adopt a fair school finance system for Connecticut.

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Statement on Eliminating DACA

September 5, 2017

Chair of the Black & Puerto Rican Caucus, State Representative Christopher Rosario (D-Bridgeport) and co-chair, State Representative Brandon McGee (D-Windsor/Hartford) issued the following joint statement regarding the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA):

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Peace & Unity Rally

August 31, 2017

I was honored to lead the members of the legislature’s Black and Puerto Rican Caucus (BPRC), along with our vice chair, Rep. Brandon McGee (D-Hartford/Windsor), and several community activists, clergy members, and state and local officials, at a Peace & Unity Rally speaking against hateful and bigoted speech that has become more and more concerning during the last few weeks.

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