In this op-ed, Representatives David Baram and Peggy Sayers talk about how essential it is to our democracy that people are able to vote and how happy the representatives are to announce that Connecticut is implementing a “motor voter” program to increase voter registration.
Firefighters risk their lives for us, and we have to make sure that we're looking out for them. We also have to protect consumers and veterans, and legislation we're working on accomplishes that goal. In this op-ed, my legislative colleague and I outline the steps we've taken.
Representative David Baram applauded the House for passing legislation he co-sponsored to prevent domestic violence. People in the state of Connecticut must feel safe in their own homes, and this legislation will help accomplish that. For more on passage of this legislation, read the CT Mirror news story.
Every year, thousands of people lose money to telephone scams — from a few dollars to their life savings. Scammers will say anything to cheat people out of money. This new legislation is aimed at putting the scammers out of business.