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DFER Congratulates Looney and Duff on Leadership Re-election


DATE: November 8, 2018

CONTACT: Amy Dowell |

Connecticut - Today, November 8, 2018, Connecticut’s Senate Democratic caucus unanimously re-elected Senate President Pro Tempore Martin M. Looney (D-New Haven) and Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff (D-Norwalk). In response, DFER CT State Director Amy Dowell made the following statement:

“We congratulate Senators Looney and Duff on being selected from among an esteemed group of legislators to lead our State Senate through the 2019 and 2020 legislative sessions.

“DFER CT has worked closely with these Democratic champions over the years, and we are proud and excited to continue collaborating on their efforts to make education funding more equitable, ensure readiness for college and careers, and promote fairness so that every Connecticut child has a meaningful opportunity through our public education system. Both Senators Looney and Duff reflect our Democratic values, and I feel confident that they will prioritize the needs of Connecticut’s children and schools.”


About DFER CT:

DFER CT is an organization that supports elected Democrats and candidates who are champions of public education. As education progressives, we’re building a pipeline of Democratic leaders who will improve our education system so that it better serves students and families. Together, we advance policies and practices based on democratic values--with a goal of increasing equity, protecting civil rights and the social safety net, and promoting great educational opportunities for all--as part of realizing the American Dream. DFER CT is the state chapter of a national political organization.


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