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Teachers Continue to Meet with Legislators

RHAM High School teachers meet with lawmakers

RHAM High School teacher Pete Joseph shares his concerns and ideas with Senator Cathy Osten (at left) and Representative Pam Sawyer.

Educators from around the state have been meeting with their legislators this spring to talk about the issues that matter to them. One issue that continues to be of concern to teachers is funding for the Retired Teachers’ Health Insurance Fund.

Teachers from Regional Hebron, Andover, and Marlborough (RHAM) High School met with their legislators recently to explain why the Retired Teachers’ Health Insurance fund needs to be funded properly. Senator Cathy Osten and Representative Pam Sawyer listed intently to the teachers, including Pete Joseph, Mary Rose, Amy Schiller, and Amy Farrior.

Read more about the Retired Teachers’ Health Insurance Fund here. Find out more about recent budget negotiations at the State Capitol from the Hartford Courant here.

If you’re interested in setting up a meeting with legislators in your district, contact CEA Political Action Coordinator Conor Casey.

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