State Senator Joan Hartley (D-15), a former educator, was enthusiastic to see the release of $492.43 million in federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Funds throughout Connecticut, including over $46 million in funds to Waterbury, Naugatuck, and Middlebury schools.
State Senator Joan Hartley (D-Waterbury), co-chair of the Connecticut General Assembly’s bipartisan Manufacturing Caucus, hosted a meeting of the caucus’ membership on identifying issues of significance for the state’s manufacturing community and developing potential legislative actions to address issues raised.
State Senator Joan Hartley (D-Waterbury) joined with Governor Ned Lamont to encourage any student loan borrower who has been financially impacted by the COVID-19 crisis to utilize additional resources newly available to them for free. Governor Lamont announced recently that borrowers can receive free assistance from the social enterprise Summer (www.meetsummer.org), which offers resources including tools and experts who can help with finding, comparing and enrolling in dozens of loan assistance and forgiveness programs.
As news of the virus Eastern Equine Encephalitis continues to spread, with three deaths in Connecticut blamed on infections, State Senator Joan Hartley (D-Waterbury) today shared safety tips. While the virus is rare in humans, the increase in activity seen this year reiterates the importance of taking precautions and staying safe.
Nearly 50 state, municipal, and community leaders met at Naugatuck Valley Community College on January 11 for the college’s annual Leadership Breakfast. Approximately 30 NVCC students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the NVCC Foundation and Regional Advisory Council joined the conversation. The event focused on the importance of building partnerships in education, government, and industry to move the state forward.