Bill Declaring Racism A Public Health Crisis Heads To Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont’s Desk – CBS New York
HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – Connecticut is making strides in its fight against hate crimes.
A bill declaring racism a public health crisis is now on the way Governor Ned Lamont‘s desk.
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The Connecticut House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 1 on Wednesday.
Legislators say the measure includes several steps to combat systemic racism in the state, including standardizing the collection of data on race, ethnicity, and language.
On Tuesday, Lamont announced the formation of a state advisory board on hate crime.