• Under the Golden Dome: What Makes the General Assembly Work and How to Be a Better Advocate–CCPG

    03.31.21Vicki Linton

    April 15, 2021 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Kaitlin Brown

    Hosted by CT Council on Problem Gambling

    Joe Verrengia, former State Representative and Co-Chair of the Public Safety Committee joins Paul Tarbox, CCPG Manager of Advocacy and Communication for a webinar that features a brief overview of the Connecticut legislative process, techniques on how to engage your legislators and get your voice heard, and Joe will share his firsthand knowledge on the factors that chairs, and elected members of the General Assembly must take into consideration when major pieces of legislation, specifically the various potential expansion of gaming bills from the last few years, are being debated.

    Learning Objectives:
    1. Demonstrate an understanding of the legislative process of the Connecticut General Assembly and the various committees of cognizance, officials, and interest groups involved in most problem gambling orientated legislation
    2. Identify techniques such as tracking legislation, writing testimony, engaging legislators, and other grassroot efforts
    3. Develop an understanding on the considerations that an elected member factors into considerations to support or oppose a piece of legislation at the various legislative stages

    CEs available: 1

    Register here.