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Edith Prague
Senator
State of Connecticut

Senator Prague has represented the residents of the 19th Senatorial District since 1994. The district boundaries include the towns of Andover, Bozrah, Columbia, Franklin, Hebron, Lebanon, Ledyard, Lisbon, Sprague, a portion of Montville, and the city of Norwich. Prior to her tenure as Senator, she served for eight years in the state House of
Representatives and was Commissioner of the now-defunct State Department on Aging.

As Commissioner, she established a statewide health insurance program, originally called H.I.C.A.P. and now operating under the name CHOICES, offering counseling to all seniors who have questions about insurance coverage through the Area Agencies on Aging. She was instrumental in helping to establish the first Assisted Living Facilities in the state.

Senator Prague continues her leadership role as the Senate Chair of the Labor and Public Employees Committee, which has cognizance over matters concerning all state employees as well as state labor law governing the private sector. She is also the vice Chair of the Select Committee on Aging. She serves on the Appropriations Committee and the Executive and Legislative Nominations Committee as well.

bio courtesy of http://www.senatedems.ct.gov/Prague.html


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