House Passes Bill to Tackle Opioid Epidemic

May 15, 2019

The House of Representatives passed HB 5524, An Act Increasing the Penalties for the Sale of Fentanyl. The bill amends the definition of narcotic substances to classify fentanyl and fentanyl derivatives as a narcotic, thus, increasing the penalty for possession and related crimes.

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House Passes Offshore Wind Bill

May 14, 2019

The House of Representatives gave its approval today, to a renewable energy measure expected to position the state as a leader in green technology. The legislation, HB 7156, An Act Concerning The Procurement Of Energy Derived From Offshore Wind, would authorize the procurement of energy derived from offshore wind and ultimately transform the state’s net zero carbon energy portfolio into a new maritime industry.

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Why I Support Increasing the Minimum Wage

May 9, 2019

The House of Representatives passed H.B. 5004, An Act Increasing the Minimum Fair Wage

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My Bill Concerning HIV Prevention Passes

April 24, 2019

The Connecticut House of Representatives is in session today and I am happy to share that a bill I introduced has passed (121-26).

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