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News from the 2011 session of the Connecticut General Assembly

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The regular legislative session began on January 5 and will end on June 8. Below you'll find the Commission's public hearing testimony and other developments on children's issues before the state legislature. To contact your legislator, go to the General Assembly's home page.
March 11, 2011

Commission Executive Director Elaine Zimmerman testifies before the Education Committee in support of Raised Senate Bill 1138, An Act Concerning the Strengthening of School Bullying Laws

March 3, 2011

Commission Executive Director Elaine Zimmerman testifies before the Education Committee in support of Raised House Bill 6432, An Act Concerning Closing the Academic Achievement Gap.

March 1, 2011

Commission Executive Director Elaine Zimmerman testifies in support of Raised House Bill 6430, An Act Concerning Children and the Recession.

March 1, 2011

The Appropriations Committee hears testimony on the governor's proposed budget for the Commission, contained in House Bill 6380, An Act Concerning the Budget for the Biennium Ending June 30, 2013:

February 23, 2011

Commission Executive Director Elaine Zimmerman testifies in support of Raised Senate Bill 983, An Act Concerning Children Affected by Disaster or Terrorism.

February 17, 2011

Commission Executive Director Elaine Zimmerman testifies before the Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee in support of Raised Bill 928, An Act Concerning Teacher Preparation.

February 8, 2011

Commission Executive Director Elaine Zimmerman testifies before the Select Committee on Children in support of the following:

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