Moving Forward with Off-Shore Wind Energy Legislation

March 18, 2019

As Vice Chair of the Energy and Technology Committee, I am happy to share with you two important off shore wind measures moved out of committee.

SB 875, An Act Expanding Connecticut’s Offshore Wind Energy Portfolio, would expand offshore wind energy and HB 7156, An Act Concerning The Procurement Of Energy Derived From Offshore Wind, would authorize the procurement of energy derived from offshore wind.

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Speaking out for Ethan’s Law and Reasonable Gun Safety

March 11, 2019

During a hearing of the Judiciary Committee on March 11, I was honored to introduce Mark Barden, a prominent gun-safety advocate who lost his son Daniel in the Sandy Hook School massacre more than five years ago. Mark offered public testimony in support of Ethan's Law, HB 7218, legislation that would close loopholes in Connecticut's state firearm storage laws.

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A Successful Opioid Roundtable Discussion

February 22, 2019

Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz and I hosted an Opioid Roundtable Discussion at the Bethel Police Department.

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Governor Lamont Outlines Budget

February 20, 2019

Governor Lamont unveiled his proposal for a two-year budget.

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