Marijuana Legalization Talks Renewed

February 11, 2016

This session, I introduced HB 5209, a bill concerning the regulation, taxation and use of marijuana. I am working to engage my leadership in a conversation to at least allow a public hearing on this bill.

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UConn Tuition Increase Opposed

December 8, 2015

The Hartford Courant recently reported that a 4-year tuition increase plan is being considered by the University Of Connecticut Board Of Trustees. As I have stated in the past, tuition increases place yet another stumbling block in the way of already struggling minority students.

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Small Businesses Booming In New Haven

August 10, 2015

I joined the Spanish American Merchants Association, Inc. (SAMA), Mayor Toni Harp, local officials and friends for a ribbon cutting ceremony in New Haven and the welcoming of various small businesses to the New Haven area.

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Center for Latino Progress Award Presented

July 13, 2015

I am honored to have been recognized and presented with an award from our friends at the Center for Latino Progress for our work and commitment on behalf of the many English language learners across the state.

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