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May 17th Update

May 17, 2024

We're a little over a week removed from the end of the 2024 legislative session. While the session itself is over, the work of a legislator never is.

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May 10th Update

May 10, 2024

The 2024 legislative session is officially over. The final week can be very stressful, and a lot happens in a very short period of time, but it's a privilege to be included in an amazing process.

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May 3rd Update

May 4, 2024

We're in the final stretch of the 2024 legislative session. We've been in session every day this week and we've passed quite a bit of legislation (you can find examples of it below). Every day has been busy up here, including time spent on the dais, but I did get to greet the Hartford Yard Goats mascot Chompers, who was here celebrating Hartford Day. 

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April 26th Update

April 26, 2024

Sine Die is less than two weeks away, and we are busily passing bills in the House, then sending them to the Senate for consideration. I was happy to join Friendly Hands Food Bank in hosting the 2nd Annual Food Insecurity Day at the State Capitol on Thursday. Thank you to my fellow legislators and their food bank representatives for attending and helping spread awareness that food insecurity knows no bounds. It can impact anyone. 

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VIDEO: 2nd Annual Food Insecurity Day (Video 1)

April 26, 2024

Representative Michelle L. Cook (D-Torrington) and Friendly Hands Food Bank in Torrington, along with state legislators and representatives from food banks across the state, gathered at the State Capitol to bring awareness of food insecurity in Connecticut. Food insecurity is defined as the condition of not having access to sufficient food or adequate quantity to meet basic needs. Food insecurity isn't a partisan issue. It impacts all people and all populations differently, from health outcomes to productivity at work or school.

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