2013-2014 Season Kick-off Event

Featuring Guest Speaker State Representative     Diana Urban

Friday,

September 6, 2013

5:30-7:30PM, The Pavilion at Saybrook Point,

150 College Street, Old Saybrook, CT

Join the Shoreline League of Democratic Women for our Kick-off Meet and Greet event. Meet State legislators and candidates, learn about the upcoming 2013 campaigns, and network with old and new friends. Our guest speaker is State Rep.Diana Urban, who will present a unique perspective on the Politics of the Day, and the upcoming election season.

SHORELINE DEMOCRATS, join us for this special event!

For more information, call 860-669-7034 or

860-399-1147, or visit our website:

www.SLDW.org


 About State Rep.Diana Urban

Diana Urban was first elected to the General Assembly in 2000, and is currently serving her fifth term. She is a member of the Legislature's Environment Committee, and the Program Review and Investigations Committee. She is Chair of the Select Committee on Children, as well as Co-Chair of the Results Based Accountability Sub Committee of the Appropriations Committee.  She previously served on the Energy and Technology Committee and the Planning and Development Committee.

Rep. Urban has significant concerns about both our economy and the environment, and is committed to finding and maintaining a balance to encourage sustainable growth within Connecticut. She is committed to protecting  the most vulnerable children and providing ample educational opportunities to all children in Connecticut, recognizing the role they will play in the future. She has been the legislative champion for addressing the "circle of violence" that recognizes that animal abuse too often is a harbinger of domestic abuse and criminal activity. Representative Urban's legislative agenda reflects these values and she works closely with constituents and advocacy groups to craft legislation to impact these issues.

For twenty-six years Representative Urban was employed as an Economics and Political Science professor. Most recently she taught Micro and Macro Economics, Environmental Studies and Regulation as an Adjunct professor at Three Rivers College and Environmental Conservation at the University of Connecticut Avery Point. She is currently a Senior Consultant with the Results Leadership Group in Washington DC.

Throughout her tenure in the General Assembly, Representative Urban has led the fight for Results Based Accountability (RBA) in Budgeting in the State of Connecticut She has also been recognized by Governing Magazine as a National Leader in High Performance Government for her work on RBA and recently the NCSL awarded Connecticut the Con Hogan Award for RBA and Work on Innovation in Government.  She fervently believes that accountability and transparency are essential to good government.

 
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