Speaker Calls Out Minority Republican Attempt To Block Transportation Funding "Lockbox" On Technicality

June 6, 2017

Speaker Aresimowicz said the House Republicans’ attempt to stop passage of a constitutional “Lockbox” for state transportation funding on a technical maneuver is “shameful, and once again exposes the minority party’s session-long mantra of putting politics ahead of the interests of taxpayers.”

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Speaker Calls Minority Leader’s 2018 Election Priority Admission “Obscene”

June 2, 2017

Speaker of the House Joe Aresimowicz called House Minority Leader Themis Klarides’ statement that gaining seats in the legislature is always the goal “an obscene political statement” that tells Connecticut residents that the needs of the state come second to politics in the eyes of the House Republican minority party.

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Listen to my episode of the Courant's 'Capitol Watch' Podcast!

May 10, 2017

I spoke with Dan Brechlin on the Courant’s “Capitol Watch” Podcast, where we talked about the prospects of another casino, the likelihood of tolls and how I’m working to increase transparency at the Capitol.

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Speaker Joe Aresimowicz and Southington Resident Bruce Truax at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford.

Helping VW Diesel Owners

April 11, 2017

After a constituent came to me with this issue, I introduced legislation to aid Volkswagen diesel model owners victimized by the German automaker’s emissions circumvention scheme.

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