I'm happy to announce the passage of a bill I co-sponsored and that many of you contacted me about - S.B. 120, AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF CHLORPYRIFOS ON GOLF COURSES AND NEONICOTINOIDS FOR NONAGRICULTURAL USE).
This bill bans the use of chlorpyrifos (which is a pesticide used for the purpose of controlling foliage and certain insects) on golf courses or for cosmetic/nonagricultural uses.
In recent days, two priority proposals I co-sponsored have advanced: expanded eligibility for absentee ballots, which is now law, and legislation aimed to curb the theft and transfer of catalytic converters, now headed for a Senate vote.
Great news! The State Bond Commission has officially approved two local projects during its meeting earlier today. These projects were initially brought to my attention by several constituents, and I pushed hard for their inclusion on the commission's agenda.
Those projects are: