Pedestrian Safety Bill Passes in Committee

March 17, 2016

I am pleased to announce the Judiciary Committee's favorable report of a pedestrian safety bill I championed, HB 5403, An Act Increasing Penalties For Failure To Yield To Pedestrians In Crosswalks And Failure To Exercise Due Care To Avoid Hitting A Pedestrian Or Cyclist.

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Shelter For The Homeless Grant

March 15, 2016

The Shelter for the Homeless, which operates Pacific House emergency men’s shelter, and develops and manages deeply affordable supportive housing as an avenue out of homelessness, received a $217,928 grant from Connecticut’s Nonprofit Grant Program.

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Pedestrian Safety Bill Set For Hearing

March 8, 2016

I am pleased that a pedestrian safety bill I championed, HB 5403, got enough attention to merit a public hearing this session. The legislature's Judiciary Committee traveled to our UConn campus in Stamford, to allow local residents to testify on this and other important bills to the state.

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Funding For Rogers School Expansion Project

July 10, 2015

Attendance in Stamford Public Schools has grown by nearly 5,000 new students in the past fifteen years and more growth is expected in the future. Today, Stamford's delegation to the General Assembly announced that they have secured funding for a critical expansion of the Rogers International Inter-District Magnet School which will help meet the growing demand for classroom space in the city.

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