Legislative Tool Kit

Tool Kit to Support


Contact Your Legislative Leaders:
Call or e-mail your legislators.  You can the contact information here: C G A (ct.gov)


There is no deadline to submit written testimony, but we suggest submitting 24 hours in advance to ensure that your testimony is posted for the public record in time for the hearing.

This can be used to start your own testimony: Testimony Template

These talking points can also be used to support writing your testimony:UConn-AAUP Appropriation Talking Points

Here are examples of past testimony given at Appropriations hearings:

Testimony Appropriation.2-22-22.Junda


Bontly T testimony on SB 8_2022

To submit written testimony please do the following:

  1. Navigate to the Appropriations Committee testimony submission site here (https://www.cga.ct.gov/aspx/CGATestimonySub/CGAtestimonysubmission.aspx?comm_code=app).
  2. Enter your personal information as directed in the form.
  3. Under the Hearing Date and Time drop down, select 2/20/2024 5:00 PM
  4. Under the Bill Numbers drop down, select
  5. Under “How do I want to Submit my testimony” Select Upload A File I Select 
    1. Attach your written testimony in PDF form
  6. After your testimony is reviewed by the committee (Please give it some time), it will be posted as part of the public record.

** Please be aware that all submitted testimony is public record. Depending upon the information you supply, this may reveal some or all of the following: Email address, physical address, phone number, name, age, and other personal information. All submissions are uploaded and linked on the Connecticut General Assembly website. All public hearing testimony, written and spoken, is public information. As such, it will be made available on the CGA website and indexed by Internet search engines.

Please contact the office for additional questions.