Watch My "Small Business Chat" with Rep. Simmons

February 24, 2017

The Commerce Committee Co-Chair Caroline Simmons​ and I took the time to talk about the initiatives we are working on to continue our support of small businesses in the state!

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Helping Small Businesses Thrive

February 23, 2017

Small businesses are the lifeblood of our economy and it is important that we support them, like we do with our large corporations. They are creating jobs, increasing productivity, and capitalizing on growth opportunities here and globally. Running a small business is hard work. We must continue to give entrepreneurs the tools and resources they need to succeed. That is why this year, we have introduced two bills that will help small businesses

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Our Priorities: Job Growth & Economic Development

January 18, 2017

House Democrats have filed a package of ten bills, mostly focused on encouraging job growth and economic development in Connecticut.

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Opening Day of 2017 Legislative Session

January 4, 2017

I was honored and humbled to be officially elected by my colleagues as Speaker of the House of Representatives when the Connecticut General Assembly convened on Wednesday. This legislative session will be a challenging year for lawmakers. Nonetheless, I am excited to get to work on helping solve the problems facing our state – work that I hope can be completed in a bipartisan fashion.

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