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READER SUBMITTED: Senator Bye, Rep. Fleischmann Honored as Children's Champions

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Two local legislators - Senator Beth Bye and Rep. Andrew Fleischmann - were recognized as Children's Champions on August 14 at the Elmwood Community Center in West Hartford. Throughout the summer, the Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance has recognized state legislators for making Connecticut's young children and their families a priority this session. Bye and Fleischmann represent the nineteenth and twentieth of the 25 legislators to be honored by the organization.

Each year, the Alliance seeks nominees from its membership, taking into account active assistance during the legislative session on issues that are of interest to the membership, as well as availability and access...