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Pay equity bills co-sponsored by Slap unanimously pass key committee

March 21, 2018

Legislation co-sponsored by state Rep. Derek Slap that would help close the gender wage gap cleared a legislative hurdle on March 20 after it received bipartisan support and passed a key committee.

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West Hartford lawmakers urge support for Senate Bill 452

March 15, 2018

Members of the West Hartford legislative delegation urged their colleagues to support Senate Bill 452, which seeks to require Holocaust and genocide educate awareness to be included in the social studies curriculum for public schools.

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Slap and local high school students advocate for pay equity

March 8, 2018

To help mark International Women's Day, state Rep. Derek Slap and students from William H. Hall and Conrad high schools advocated for legislation that would close the gender wage gap and ban the salary history question during job interviews.

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Lawmakers applaud approval of $8,000 in funding for Simsbury farm

March 1, 2018

The state Department of Agriculture approved an $8,000 grant for the Gifts of Love Farm in Simsbury. The funding, which is being awarded through the state Department of Agriculture's Farm Viability Grant program, was made possible through the Community Investment Act.

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