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Hayes and Murphy Address Education Concerns During Tele-Town Hall

Despite the social distancing restrictions now in place due to COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to communicate with your elected officials, at the local, state, and federal levels. During a tele-town hall yesterday with Congresswoman Jahana Hayes and constituents, Senator Chris Murphy reinforced this message saying, “Everything that Jahana and I do we do on orders from you.” He encouraged Connecticut residents to email, call, or write their senators and representatives, as well as take part in virtual meetings.  

Constituents asked questions on a number of issues related to the current health crisis, and several questions involved public education. Read more

Senator Murphy Listens to Challenges Facing Bridgeport Teachers

Lauding the work that Bridgeport teachers do, in very challenging circumstances, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy recently told a group of Bridgeport educators that their jobs have “been made a lot harder by a federal government that does not live up to its promises.”

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy held a recent conversation at Central High School with Bridgeport Public Schools educators.

Murphy has held conversations with Connecticut residents around the state this August, and stopped at Central High in Bridgeport specifically to hear from public school teachers and administrators about the challenges they face. “As we’re heading back to school, I wanted to make sure I heard from all of you,” he said.

Murphy, who holds a seat on the Senate education committee, referred to the challenges facing Bridgeport schools as “Solomon’s choices.” Read more