Lobby Day 2019 is April 30th

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THB_5510-2CT Retired Teachers Lobby Day 2019

Tuesday, April 30

Old Appropriations Room 310



You are invited to join other retired teachers at the Retired Teachers Lobby Day in Hartford on April 30, 2019. ARTC (Association of Retired Teachers of Connecticut), AFT Connecticut Retirees, CEA-Retirees will be meeting face-to-face with legislators and speaking about issues of importance to retirees.

Before you arrive:

Be sure to contact your legislators before Lobby Day to make an appointment to meet with them between 11-12(Click here for contact info.) Your legislator may be in committee that day, that’s ok. Come anyway! Tell them you will be at the Capitol and that you hope you will see them at lunch between 12:00-2:00.

Day of:

Go early to get parking if you are driving. Have a cup of coffee in the LOB cafeteria before signing in at 10am.  Go to your meeting with your legislator between 11-12.  We will provide talking points and a leave behind note.  Come back to room 310 for lunch at noon and invite your legislator to come with you.


Neil Foster 860-224-1081 or ndfoster@comcast.net or Pat McDonnell 203 218 6567 or pattymcd2001@gmail.com

Click here for driving directions and security information

Alternatives to driving alone

· Car pooling; meet others at a commuter lot.

· Fastrack, bus system running from Bristol to Hartford; See info at ctfastrack.com.

· CT commuter buses from commuter lots

·  Check if your affiliate has a bus: Greater Bridgeport, Windham/Tolland and Simsbury will be chartering buses from their areas (click here for contact information.)


*Paid for by ARTC