Borer focuses on oral healthcare

July 2, 2018

As vice chair of the legislature’s Public Health Committee, I wanted to highlight some of the committee’s accomplishments this past session, which include legislation making significant impact on the oral health of Connecticut’s residents, particularly legislation I championed in favor of oral health screenings for school children.

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State Funds $3.9 million project to rebuild tide gates in Cove River

June 4, 2018

The State Bond Commission authorized $3.9 million for new tide gates to replace a deteriorated and failing system located at the mouth of the Cove River. The failing system could be cause for significant flooding and corrosion to the surrounding homes, new high school and roads. This area, with its rich history should be preserved and I am grateful the state prioritized our legislative delegation funding request to get this critical project off the ground!

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Sober Living Homes Legislation Passes House

May 7, 2018

The problem of opioid addiction continues to grip the country and safe, substance free environments for those that suffer from substance abuse are indispensable. To continue our efforts, we passed sober living homes legislation, House Bill 5149, to provide those that are substance free and recovering an opportunity to gather in safe and easily identifiable homes certified through the National Alliance for Recovery Residences and registered with the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

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Progress on Key Legislation

April 27, 2018
We’ve been busy in the House of Representatives working around the clock on legislation and while there are so many great bills, there are three that I voted on with my colleagues and that I want to highlight as they are starting to receive national attention.
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