Minority Teacher Recruitment Bill Moves One Step Closer

May 7, 2018

I am pleased to see SB 455, An Act Concerning Minority Teacher Recruitment and Retention passed the House of Representatives unanimously and now goes to the Governor for signing. This is a bill I have championed, along with my Black & Puerto Rican Caucus colleagues and I am excited to finally see this happen.

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Borinqueneers Monument Ceremony

April 30, 2018

It was a great honor to join living Borinqueneers, local and state officials, dignitaries and special out of town guests, family and friends for the dedication ceremony of the Borinqueneers Monument at Memorial Park in New Britain this past Saturday.

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Annual Statewide OIC Day at the State Capitol

April 26, 2018

I was proud to join with my colleagues in welcoming professionals, families and friends from the Opportunities Industrialization Center of NB (OIC) to the State Capitol for their annual advocacy day. This center provides individuals, children and youth with necessary skills to help them achieve their educational and career goals. Their work is commendable and I salute all of them for their invaluable commitment to the communities they serve. It is always a pleasure to meet and greet hard working, committed people to the State Capitol and support their advocacy.

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Pay Equity Gains Momentum

April 20, 2018

The state House of Representatives took a step on April 19 toward closing the gender wage gap and ensuring women earn equal pay for equal work by passing House Bill 5386.

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