Rep. Khan sworn in as 1st Muslim member of Connecticut House
Rep. Maryam Khan was sworn in Monday to represent the 5th House District in Hartford and Windsor, making her the first Muslim member of the Connecticut House.
"I am honored to represent my community and eager to get to work in Hartford," Rep. Khan said. "My community and the state continue to face unprecedented challenges, but a bright future is on the horizon and I am committed and ready to hit the ground running to face these obstacles head on and move Connecticut forward."
Khan will serve as a member on the Aging, Children and Judiciary Committees.
She says she hopes to offer plans for quality education, funding for community infrastructure, and more inclusionary processes for local decision-making.