TESTIMONY REGARDING HB-6439: AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE BUDGET FOR THE BIENNIUM ENDING JUNE THIRTIETH, 2023, AND MAKING APPROPRIATIONS THEREFOR

Author: Kathleen Callahan

March 10, 2021

Appropriations Committee March 9, 2021 Presented By: Kathleen Callahan, MSW Dear Honorable Chairpersons Osten and Walker, Ranking Members Miner and France, Vice Chairs Hartley, Dathan, and Nolan, and all other distinguished Members of the Appropriation …

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TESTIMONY SUPPORTING SB-1019: AN ACT CONCERNING THE BOARD OF PARDONS AND PAROLES, ERASURE OF CRIMINAL RECORDS FOR CERTAIN MISDEMEANOR AND FELONY OFFENSES, PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION BASED ON ERASED CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD INFORMATION AND CONCERNING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CONNECTICUT SENTENCING COMMISSION WITH RESPECT TO MISDEMEANOR SENTENCES and SB-978: AN ACT CONCERNING PAROLE OPPORTUNITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS SERVING LENGTHY SENTENCES FOR CRIMES COMMITTED BEFORE THE INDIVIDUAL TURNED TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE.

Author: Kathleen Callahan

March 9, 2021

Judiciary Committee March 10, 2021 Presented By: Kathleen Callahan, MSW Dear Honorable Chairpersons Winfield and Stafstrom, Ranking Members Kissel and Fishbein, Vice Chairs Kasser and Blumenthal, and all other Members of the Judiciary Committee of the …

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Testimony on HB 5318: An Act Restoring Electoral Privileges To Convicted Felons Who Are On Parole

Author: Stephen Wanczyk-Karp

March 8, 2021

March 10, 2021 Committee on Government Administration and Elections Submitted By: Stephen Wanczyk-Karp, LMSW The Connecticut Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, representing over 2,300 members, supports H.B. 5318. This bill takes an …

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Testimony on SB 957: An Act Expanding Access to In-Home Counseling

Author: Stephen Wanczyk-Karp

March 8, 2021

Human Services Committee March 11, 2021 Submitted By: Stephen Wanczyk-Karp, LMSW On behalf of the National Association of Social Workers, CT Chapter representing over 2,300 members, we are in support of Committee Bill 957. The specialized training of h …

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TESTIMONY SUPPORTING SB 875: AN ACT CONCERNING THE RISK OF HOMELESSNESS FOR THOSE RELEASED FROM THE CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION

Author: Melissa Keilty

March 5, 2021

Committee on Housing March 4, 2021 Written by: Melissa Keilty, BSW, MSW Candidate Dear Honorable Chairpersons McGee and Lopes, Ranking Members Polletta and Cicarella, Vice Chairs Smith and Anwar, and all other Members of the Connecticut General Assembl …

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TESTIMONY SUPPORTING SB-194: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A RIGHT TO HOUSING

Author: Gina R. Rosich

March 5, 2021

JOINT COMMITTEE ON HOUSING March 4, 2021 Presented By: Gina R. Rosich, PhD, MSW Dear Honorable Chairpersons Lopes and McGee, Vice Chair Anwar and Smith, Ranking Members Cicarella and Polletta, all other Members of the Joint Committee on Housing of the …

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Testimony on H.B. 6321: An Act Concerning The Adoption And Implementation Of The Connecticut Parentage Act

Author: Stephen Wanczyk-Karp

March 3, 2021

Connecticut Parentage Act Judiciary Committee March 8, 2021 Submitted By: Stephen Wanczyk-Karp, LMSW The National Association of Social Workers, CT Chapter representing over 2,300 members supports H.B. 6321. This bill effectively updates the state‚Äôs pa …

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TESTIMONY SUPPORTING HB-6424: AN ACT REVISING DATA COLLECTION REQUIREMENTS FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS CONNECTING TO THE STATE-WIDE HEALTH INFORMATION EXCHANGE

Author: Kathleen Callahan

March 1, 2021

Public Health Committee March 3, 2021 Presented By: Kathleen Callahan, MSW Dear Honorable Chairpersons Daugherty Abrams and Steinberg, Ranking Members Hwang, Somers, and Petit, Vice Chairs Anwar, Kushner, and Gilchrest, and all other Members of the Pub …

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TESTIMONY SUPPORTING SB-948: AN ACT ADDRESSING EDUCATION FUNDING AND RACIAL EQUITY IN CONNECTICUT

Author: Kathleen Callahan

March 1, 2021

Education Committee March 3, 2021 Presented By: Kathleen Callahan, MSW Dear Honorable Chairpersons Sanchez and McCrory, Ranking Members McCarty and Berthel, Vice Chairs Barry and Daugherty Abrams, and all other Members of the Public Health Committee of …

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Testimony on H.B. 6449: An Act Expanding Economic Opportunities in Occupations Licensed by the Department of Public Health

Author: Stephen Wanczyk-Karp

March 1, 2021

Public Health Committee March 2, 2021 Submitted By: Stephen Wanczyk-Karp, LMSW The National Association of Social Workers, CT Chapter representing over 2,300 members supports H.B. 6449. This is a idea that is long overdue and much needed to encourage l …

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