Testimony on Environment Committee Bill

February 24, 2017

Today I testified in favor of HB 6313, which would establish a tax for single-use carry out plastic and paper bags. The funds from such tax would be used for environmental purposes and encourage consumers to use reusable bags.

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Paid Family Leave

February 22, 2017

I recently spoke about the Campaign for Paid Family Leave with my colleague Matt Lesser.

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Hamden Receives Brownfield Grant

February 21, 2017

Thanks to the efforts of Hamden’s delegation and the Governor, Hamden has been awarded a $600,000 grant as part of a 14 town remediation and brownfield revitalization program.

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Testifying on Increasing the Minimum Wage

February 17, 2017

It is time we start paying a living wage! The typical minimum wage worker in Connecticut is a woman in her 30's with children. When we pay people poverty level wages, taxpayers have to make up the difference.

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