Moore named senate chair of Human Services and Bonding committees
HARTFORD — State Sen. Marilyn Moore, D-Bridgeport, has been named senate chairs of both the legislature’s human services and bonding committees.
Additionally, she will vice chair of the Committee on Children for the 2019-2020 legislative session.
In a statement, Moore said Wednesday she was excited to get back to work on the Human Service and Children committees. Her main focuses, she added will be moving forward on legislation to provide a Medicaid reimbursement for low-income families and strengthening the 2Gen model which is designed to help disadvantaged, low-income families sustain themselves by ensuring that both children and parents receive services they need to succeed.
“I will also continue to support earned family medical leave, raising the minimum wage and pay equity for women,” Moore said.
She also called the role of chair on the bonding subcommittee as critically important. She was first named to this role in April 2018. She said she will looking at bond funding proposals in Bridgeport, Trumbull, and Monroe, the three municipalities she represents, including infrastructure improvements at Stone Ridge Complex and programs that address youth violence.