Coffee & Conversation meetings

March 19, 2018

As you may know by now, I’m a strong believer in the importance of two way communication in our government. And with the 2018 Legislative Session in progress, now is the perfect opportunity to continue the conversations regarding city and state issues that are important to our community.

I hope you can join me for an open discussion. I will be joined by special guests including Mayor Rossi, City Council Chairman Quagliani, Board of Education Chair Russo and others.

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Rep. Borer, 3rd Grade Teacher at Washington Mrs. Virgalla, and Nicolas Console holding his ‘Green Eggs and Ham’.

Read Across America Day!

March 9, 2018

It was delightful to celebrate Read Across America Day to commemorate the birthday of beloved children’s book author Dr. Seuss with students at Washington Elementary!

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CT ranks #2 in breast cancer incidents – let’s support ultrasounds for prevention!

March 2, 2018

This session, I introduced legislation addressing the screening and prevention of breast cancer and the importance of health insurance coverage for ultrasounds for persons with dense breast tissue. This year, 3,500 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in our state. We must do something to help with prevention. Please watch this video clip with my testimony before the Insurance & Real Estate Committee.

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University Commons Park View Development

February 16, 2018

The State Bond Commission approved funds for site, streetscape and sewer improvements that will allow the Park View development to move forward. The first phase of the University Commons development – The Atwood – added more than 90,000 square feet of residential and commercial space in a prime location, improving the quality of life for people living and working in the area. Park View will add another 55,000 square feet of retail and residential space.

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