2019 Legislative Issues Conference

Date: 
Sat, 02/02/2019 - 8:30am - 1:00pm
Our state federation's annual conference features planning and discussion of key public policy issues that AFT Connecticut and our affiliated unions will pursue in the General Assembly's 2019 legislative session.
 
Registration begins at 8:30AM. Conference is scheduled to begin at 9:00AM. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
 
Agenda (updated Feb. 1):
  • 9:00 - 9:10 - Welcome and Overview: AFT Connecticut President Jan Hochadel
  • 9:10 - 9:45 - Social Justice Issues Panel: AFT Connecticut VP Stephanie Johnson, State Sen. Julie Kushner, State Rep. Robyn Porter
  • 9:45 - 10:05 - State Rep. & Hartford Federation of Teachers VP Joshua Hall
  • 10:05 - 10:20 - Patient Safety Discussion: AFT Connecticut Exec. VP John Brady, AFT Connecticut VP Lisa D'Abrosca, State Sen. Matt Lesser
  • 10:30 - 10:45 - State Sen President Pro Tempore Martin Looney
  • 10:45 - 11:15 - Post-Janus Legislation in CT: State Rep. Mike D’Agostino
  • 11:15 -11:45 - Post-Janus Federal Lawsuits: AFT Research and Initiative Director Ed Muir
  • 11:45 - 12:00 - Speaker of the State House Joe Aresimowicz
  • 12:00 - 12:30 - "Pensions 101" Discussion: CT AFL-CIO President Sal Luciano
  • 12:30 - 1:00 - Lobbying 101 Workshop (for beginners) & Public Hearing Workshop (for experienced activists)
Click here to RSVP to attend.
 
Note: conference will be canceled in event of inclement weather - check back for any announcements to be posted here.
 
Room 1-D, State of Connecticut Legislative Office Building (LOB)
300 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT
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Contact name: 
Teri Merisotis
Contact phone: 
(860) 257-9782
Contact email: 
TMerisotis@aftct.org
Cost: 
No cost for members