CURRENT NEWS


Discussing Displaced Puerto Rican Students In Appropriations

February 23, 2018

The Appropriations Committee heard presentations from a number of state agencies about the Governor’s proposed adjustments. I wanted to share my exchange with one of the presenters, Education Commissioner, Dianna R Wentzell about displaced Puerto Rican students funding.

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BPRC Held its 2018 Public Forum in Hartford

February 21, 2018

As chair of our Black and Puerto Rican Caucus, I wish to thank each of my colleagues, advocates and constituents from across the state that came to share their concerns and policy priorities with us during our public forum in Hartford. Civic engagement and participation are the first steps to achieving the change we are seeking and your input is extremely valuable. We will soon be offering an update on what we learned and share this year's legislative priorities with the public. Again thank you!

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Black & PR Caucus Holds 2018 Public Forum

February 16, 2018

The legislature's Black and Puerto Rican Caucus will be hosting a public forum in Hartford on Tuesday, February 20, to discuss ideas and concerns about pressing policy issues to help draft their 2018 legislative priorities.

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Voter Registration Drive

January 30, 2018

I was proud to join Secretary of the State Denise W. Merrill, many of my colleagues and community organizations to announce a voter registration drive to focus on registering Puerto Rican families who have resettled in Connecticut in the wake of the devastation created by Hurricane Maria.

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