Retired Teachers Lobby Day

Date: 
Wed, 03/29/2017 - 10:00am - 1:30pm
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Connecticut's largest teacher retiree organizations are teaming up for the fourth annual joint "Lobby Day for Retired Teachers" -- the Association of Retired Teachers of Connecticut (ARTC), the Connecticut Education Association- Retired (CEA-R), and the American Federation of Teachers-Retired (AFT-R) are working together to advocate for our past, present and future educators.
 
Retired union members will meet face-to-face with legislators and speak about issues facing all educators. Lunch will be served at no cost to participating members.
 
Agenda: 
  • 10:00am: Welcome and legislative briefing
  • Invited guests: Appropriations Committee Co-chairs Senator Cathy Osten and Representative Toni Walker
  • 11:15am: Members will lobby their legislators (make sure you make an appointment with your legislators in advance)
  • 12:15pm: Luncheon with invited legislators to speak (Old Judiciary Room, State Capitol Buidling)
 
Send email to Legislative Advocate Jim Vigue (contact info below) to RSVP.
 
Room 1-D, Legislative Office Building
300 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT
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Sponsor: 
Association of Retired Teachers of CT (ARTC), CT Education Association - Retired (CEA-R), AFT - Retired (AFT-R)
Contact name: 
Jim Vigue
Contact phone: 
(860) 257-9782
Contact email: 
jvigue@aftct.org
Cost: 
No cost for members