CURRENT NEWS


Peruvian Flag Raising At The Capitol

July 29, 2016

Rep. Juan Candelaria joined with Rep. Edwin Vargas at a gathering of officials, colleagues, and guests in front of the State Capitol Building to recognize and celebrate the 195th Anniversary of Peruvian Independence on July 28, 2016. He saluted the many achievements and contributions Peruvian citizens have made to Connecticut.

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The Taxing of Feminine Products Ends

May 23, 2016

Legislation I championed eliminating the taxing of feminine hygiene products was adopted in Senate Bill #502. The measure was adopted in the 2016 Legislative Session and includes the elimination of taxes on all feminine hygiene products as well as baby diapers.

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Marijuana Informational Hearing

April 8, 2016

I hosted an Informational Hearing at the Legislative Office Building to start a public conversation about the legalization of marijuana for recreational use.

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Marijuana Informational Hearing

March 30, 2016

My colleague, State Rep. Toni Walker and I will be hosting an informational hearing to discuss the legalization of marijuana for recreational use next Tuesday, April 5, from 10:00am to 5:00pm in Room 2E at the Legislative Office Building. Members of the public are encouraged to participate, by signing in for an opportunity to voice their views on this issue. Participants will be allowed three minutes and will be called in the order of signing.

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