College Interns Needed At State Capitol

September 21, 2017

The General Assembly's Legislative Internship Program is now accepting applications for spring 2018. Interns work one-on-one with legislators and learn how our state government works. I've had many wonderful interns over the years, and I encourage you to share this opportunity with a college student in your life.

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New Haven Lawmakers Rip GOP Budget

September 21, 2017

Rep. Toni Walker joined her legislative colleagues who represent New Haven and surrounding towns at a press conference to denounce the Republican state budget. “These are cuts we cannot sustain if we expect Connecticut to thrive,” Rep. Walker said.

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A Thank-You To Those Who Contacted Me

September 19, 2017

I want to thank all my constituents who were watching and communicating with me into the early hours of the morning during last week’s budget session. After going through the GOP budget, I found too many things I could not support, including deep cuts to UConn and changes to the ECS formula.

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GOP Budget Includes New Tax On Teachers

September 19, 2017

A “little known fact" about the Republican budget passed at 3 a.m. on Saturday morning: Besides the $1.8 billion in new revenue, more than the Democratic alternative - tax increases on the middle class, income tax hikes on the working poor, higher car taxes for Middletown families, taxes on hospitals - there's a new tax on teachers. Yes, that's right.

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