A public hearing has been held at the state capital to appoint Human Rights Referees.
The Executive and Legislative Nominations Committee held a public hearing to confirm the nominations of two residents to become Human Rights Referees. One is Michele Mount of Monroe. The Monroe Town Councilwoman is an attorney.
The Human Rights Referees are part of the Connecticut COmmission on Human Rights and Opportunities.
The agency was created to eliminate discrimination through civil and human rights law enforcement through advocacy and education. The group also monitors compliance with state contract laws and with laws requiring affirmative action in state agency personnel practices.