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Education Union Launches Ad Campaign

Children have been back at school for about three weeks now and teachers couldn’t be happier to welcome them back in-person. That enthusiasm is captured in the Connecticut Education Association’s latest ad campaign.  “Teachers showed their tenacity and perseverance last year, as they quickly adjusted, reflected, and responded to the chaos caused by the pandemic,” CEA […]

Posted inCongress

Dreamers, Farm Workers Call On Congress For Path To Citizenship

There is a new obstacle to Dreamers across the U.S. and in Connecticut. The Senate parliamentarian says immigrants cannot seek citizenship through a democratic trillion-dollar social change package. “It’s disappointing because you’re always hoping there’s an easier way to do things,” Camila Bortolleto, of CT Students for a Dream, said.  Bortolleo was brought from Brazil to […]

Posted inCOVID-19

Lawmakers Look To Extend Lamont’s Powers Next Week

The legislature will meet for two days early next week to debate extending Gov. Ned Lamont’s pandemic-related emergency declarations which are currently scheduled to expire next Thursday.  Lawmakers in the House will convene Monday for a special session to approve the extension and the Senate will follow suit on Tuesday. The governor has maintained a […]

Posted inPublic Health

Lawmakers Request Public Hearing For Those Impacted By Employer Vaccination Mandates

A conservative group of lawmakers wants to hold a public hearing this week to hear from workers who say they have been negatively affected by COVID-19 vaccination requirements imposed by their employers. The hearing is tentatively scheduled for noon on Wednesday, Sept. 22, but the Office of Legislative Management still hasn’t signed off on the […]