CURRENT NEWS

Firefighter's Cancer Coverage Bill Passes Senate

April 26, 2016

I’m happy to announce that the Senate passed the firefighters cancer coverage bill! Here I stand with firefighters from Torrington who came all the way to the Capitol to support the bill’s passage. I am proud to stand by them. This bill will establish a relief fund used for wage replacement of those who are diagnosed with certain conditions of cancer as a result of their service as paid municipal or volunteer firefighters.

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Local Doctor Delivers Citations in Nicaragua

February 16, 2016

Every year, Dr. Matt Blondin of Torrington organizes a Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH) trip to Nicaragua. I wrote up two legislative citations for two local residents who assist with him with his operations.

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Helping Firefighters With Cancer

February 9, 2016

Firefighters put their lives on the line to keep us safe each and every day. They run into burning buildings to ensure that you and your family make it out alive, with no guarantee that they will.

That is why I introduced legislation to make sure firefighters are cared for if they suffer from cancer as a result of their important work.

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Collection for Missouri Flood Victims

January 4, 2016

The Torrington Fire Department is collecting goods to benefit the Missouri flood victims. Any nonperishable goods such as personal care items, clothing, and nonperishable food items are being accepted at the Torrington Fire Department.

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