GOVERNOR’S BUDGET PLAN CREATES WINNERS AND LOSERS
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017
In his budget address today, Governor Malloy outlined a plan that threatens our public education system and creates clear winners and losers in every community across the state.
CEA stands firmly against this scheme to divide our schools.
Watch CEA Executive Director Mark Waxenberg on CT-N urging legislators to put children before politics.
WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THE GOVERNOR’S BUDGET PLAN?
From teacher pensions to underfunding education, let your voice be heard at two upcoming hearings at the Legislative Office Building.
Tuesday, Feb. 21, Room 2C, 4 p.m.
Appropriations Committee public hearing on the budget
Wednesday, Feb. 22 (tentative date)
Education Committee public hearing
Contact CEA legislative coordinator Susan Williams for more information and assistance testifying before the committee or submitting written remarks.
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MEET WITH YOUR LEGISLATORS
CEA is hosting at-home meetings with legislative leaders in your district. Contact Chris Donovan to set up a meeting in your local.
JOIN THE TAG TEAM – TEACHER ADVOCATE GRASSROOTS TEAM
Everything legislators do impacts us, and we need to be ready to stand up and fight for our students and our profession. Become a TAG team member and jump into action to educate legislators on key issues. Read more or contact Gus Melita to join your colleagues in this important endeavor.