Kid Governor in the News



Meet Jessica Brocksom: Connecticut’s Kid Governor 2017! Amy Poehler's Smart Girls. September 22, 2017. 

Oregon Secretary of State Launches 'Kid Governor' Civics Program. KTVZ.comSeptember 6, 2017. 

Kid Governor to Promote Animal Welfare at Milford Library. Milford-Orange BulletinJuly 24, 2017. 

CT's Kid Governor to Discuss Animal Protection. Milford PatchJuly 24, 2017. 

Kid Governor Visits Milford Library Tuesday to Talk About Helping Animals. Milford MirrorJuly 24, 2017. 

WHS Recognized as Red, White, and Blue School for Fostering Strong Civic Engagement. Windsor JournalJuly 7, 2017. 

Windsor High School recognized as Red, White, and Blue School. Journal InquirerJuly 7, 2017. 

CT's Kid Governor From Milford Visits D.C. To Raise Awareness For Humane Treatment Of Animals. Milford PatchJune 23, 2017. 

Heat Kills, Milford Rep, Kid Governor Warn. Milford-Orange BulletinJune 20, 2017. 

Connecticut Kid Governor, State Rep. Begin Campaign to Save Lives. New Haven RegisterJune 18, 2017. 

Connecticut 'Kid Governor' Program Garners National Award. Associated PressJune 18, 2017. 

Secretary Merrill Presents National Award to Four Connecticut Winners. Connecticut PlusJune 15, 2017. 

Kid Governor's Campaign Reminds Pet Owners that 'Heat Kills'. Milford MirrorJune 9, 2017. 

CT Kid For Governor Joins State Reps At 'Heat Kills' Program. Milford PatchJune 8, 2017. 

State Representative Diana Urban on Animal Therapy Day at the Capitol 2017. YouTubeApril 13, 2017. 

Fairfield Legislator Welcomes Therapy Dogs, Handlers, Kid Governor to State Capitol. Fairfield & Westport Minuteman. April 13, 2017. 

Urban Gives Citation To Jennifer Brocksom. Webpage of State Representative Diana Urban. April 12, 2017. 

Animal Therapy Day At State Capitol. Webpage of State Representative Diana Urban. April 12, 2017. 

Connecticut House of Representatives April 12th Session. CT-N. April 12, 2017. 

Stonington Representative Welcomes Therapy Dogs And Handlers To State Capitol. Stonington Patch. April 12, 2017. 

Pet of the Week Scotty Visits FOX61 on National Pet Day! FOX 61. April 11, 2017. 

A Campaign for KindnessHigher Order Thinking (HOT) Schools Newsletter. April 1, 2017. 
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Meet CT Kid Governor, Dog Lover, and Animal Advocate Jessica BrocksomAKC.org. February 11, 2017. 
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Kid Governor from Milford Sworn In. Milford-Orange Bulletin. January 25, 2017. 
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Ken Dixon: A Civics Lesson for the Grown-Ups. CT Post. January 15, 2017.
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Connecticut Kid Governor Sworn Into Office. CBS New York. January 14, 2017.
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New Kid Governor Inaugurated Friday. News 12 Connecticut. January 13, 2017. 
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Connecticut’s ‘Kid Governor’ Takes Office. CBS Connecticut. January 13, 2017.
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Connecticut’s New “Kid Governor” Sworn In. WTNH 8. January 13, 2017.
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Milford Fifth Grader is State’s ‘Kid Governor’. CT Post. January 13, 2017.
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Milford Girl Sworn in as 2nd Ever Kid Governor of CT. WFSB 3. January 13, 2017.
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Kid Governor from Milford Sworn in Friday in Hartford. Milford Mirror. January 13, 2017.
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Newest Connecticut Kid Governor Sworn Into Office. Norwich Bulletin. January 13, 2017.
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CT’s Kid Governor 2017. Hartford Courant. January 13, 2017.
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Madelyn Spina and Avery Mercier, Distinguished Fifth-Graders. Humans of Manchester – Public Schools (Facebook). December 23, 2016.
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Minute with the Mayor- CT Kid Governor, Jessica Brocksom. YouTube. December 19, 2016.
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12-14-16 Anna & Raven - Connecticut Has a New Kid Governor. STAR 99.9. December 14, 2016. 
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Milford Kid-Governor Elect Presents Platform. Milford-Orange Bulletin. December 14, 2016.

Kid Governor-elect Jessica Brocksom Introduces Platform to Milford Board of Education. New Haven Register. December 12, 2016.

Connecticut's Kid Governor! Jessica Brocksom, age 10, is Connecticut's kid governor. News-O-Matic. December 5, 2016
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Milford 5th-Grader Chosen as Next Connecticut ‘Kid Governor.’ FOX 61. November 23, 2016. 
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Milford Fifth-Grader Elected Next Kid Governor. Hartford Courant. November 23, 2016.
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Connecticut Elects Milford 5th Grader New Governor. WTNH 8. November 23, 2016.

Milford Fifth Grader Elected ‘Connecticut’s Kid Governor’. Milford Mirror. November 23, 2016.


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Milford 5th-Grader Chosen as Next Connecticut 'Kid Governor'. WFSB 3. November 23, 2016.
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Milford’s Jessica Brocksom Elected as Connecticut’s Kid Governor. Milford Patch. November 23, 2016.
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Milford's Jessica Brocksom Elected as Connecticut's Kid Governor. Milford Public Schools. November 23, 2016. 
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WTIC Public Affairs Face CT 11/20/16. WTIC Public Affairs. November 20, 2016.

Connecticut Using “Kid Governor” to Get Children Interested in Politics. CT Boom. November 16, 2016. 
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Political Pupils: Civics Gets Renewed Attention in Schools. Yahoo News. November 16, 2016. 
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Kid Governor Reflects on First Term. WFSB 3. November 11, 2016. 

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CT Kid Governor Election to Begin Next Week. WFSB 3. November 3, 2016. 
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Kid Governor Rocks! Rena Tobey’s Blog. August 17, 2016. 
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Connecticut’s Kid Governor Visits Meriden Public Library. Record-Journal. August 17, 2016. 
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Kid Governor to Visit Middletown Library. The Middletown Press. August 11, 2016. 
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Mayor LeClerc to Present Check to Old State House. The Hartford Guardian. May 25, 2016. 
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CT Kid Governor to Get Office at the Old State House Funded by East Hartford Mayor. Hartford Courant. May 25, 2016. 
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CT’s First Kid Governor Promotes Kindness. CT Association of Schools. May 10, 2016. 
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Warren Students Visit Old State House. The Greater New Milford Spectrum. April 14, 2016. 
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Inquiry Dimension 4: Effectively Presenting Findings and Taking Informed Action (webinar). CT Department of Education/CT Core. March 29, 2016. 

Young Celebrity. Journal Inquirer. March 20, 2016. 

Governor Meets with State’s ‘Kid Governor’ to Discuss Kindness and Learning. FOX 61. March 18, 2016. 
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Conn. “Kid Governor” Gets Special School Visit from Malloy. News 8 WTNH. March 18, 2016. 
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Connecticut’s “Kid Governor” Meets Gov. Malloy. WFSB 3. March 18, 2016. 
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Connecticut’s First Kid Governor, Malloy Talk Kindness in East Hartford. Hartford Courant. March 18, 2016. 
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Connecticut’s Kid Governor, Elena Tipton, Introduces Her Campaign for Kindness. Connecticut Commission on Children. March 11, 2016. 

Old State House Educator, Meriden Native, Spearheads Kid Governor Program. Record-Journal. February 21, 2016. 
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Watch: Sights and Sounds from Yesterday’s Opening of the Legislative Session #ctpolitics. Hartford Courant. February 4, 2016. 
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Proud New Fairfield resident is Grandmother to Connecticut’s First Kid Governor. New Fairfield’s Hamlethub. February 3, 2016. 
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Mayor Marcia A. Leclerc Recognizes Elena Tipton, Connecticut's First Kid Governor. Town of East Hartford. February 1, 2016. 
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Larson Joins Inauguration of East Hartford’s Elena Tipton as Connecticut’s Kid Governor. The Daily Blog – Foreign Affairs Publisher. January 30, 2016. 

Larson Joins Inauguration of East Hartford’s Elena Tipton as Connecticut’s First Kid Governor. CT Senate Dems. January 29, 2016. 
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Statement From the Secretary of the State on Connecticut’s First Kid Governor. CT News Wire. January 29, 2016. 
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Meet Connecticut's New 'Kid' Governor. WFSB 3. January 29, 2016. 
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Senator Tim Larson Confers with @CTKidGovernor Elena Tipton Before her Inauguration. CT Senate Dems. January 29, 2016. 
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New Kid Governor Takes Over State Capitol. FOX 61. January 29, 2016. 
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Meet Connecticut’s First Kid Governor. News 8 WTNH. January 29, 2016. 
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East Hartford Fifth-Grader Initiates ‘Campaign For Kindness’. Lite 100.5FM WRCH. January 28, 2016. 
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East Hartford Fifth-Grader Initiates ‘Campaign For Kindness’. 96.5 TIC FM. January 28, 2016. 
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EH Girl to Serve as Connecticut’s Kid Governor. Journal Inquirer. January 28, 2016. 
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CT’s First Kid Governor Interview. WTNH 8 CTStyle. November 25, 2015. 
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Search is on for the Next ‘Kid Governor’ of CT. WFSB 3. November 5, 2015.
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CT’s Kid Governor Election this Week. WTNH 8 CTStyle. November 3, 2015.
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Local Student Advances as Candidate for Connecticut’s Kid Governor. The Bulletin [Norwich]. October 30, 2016. 
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