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February 27, 2012
IMPROVING THE SYSTEM FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Rep. Flexer today announced the latest recommendations from the Domestic Violence Task Force she leads. The recommendations focus on making the system simpler to navigate for victims by improving state policies and procedures.
October 19, 2011
PURPLE TIE TUESDAY
Rep. Flexer speaks briefly about combating domestic violence during Purple Tie Tuesday at the State Capitol. To help engage men in efforts to raise awareness about domestic violence, men are asked to wear purple ties to demonstrate their commitment to ending domestic violence.
September 19, 2011
INVESTIGATING TROPICAL STORM IRENE
Rep. Flexer discusses legislative hearings that began today investigating the quality and effectiveness of Connecticut's readiness and response to Tropical Storm Irene.
September 2, 2011
STERLING: THAT FORSAKEN FEELING AT THE END OF THE LINE
Town Still Had No Power Friday Morning
Around the last Connecticut town without any power Friday morning, even the hardiest natives were ready to scream.
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June 3, 2011
STEMMING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
State Representative Mae Flexer discusses legislation just passed which will improve the state's response to domestic violence in a number of ways.
May 27, 2011
REP. MAE FLEXER ON HEALTH CARE PARTNERSHIP
State Representative Mae Flexer discusses a health care pooling bill that will provide Connecticut's municipalities and non profits an opportunity to save on their health care costs.
May 26, 2011
REP. MAE FLEXER REFORMING THE BAIL BOND PROCESS
State Representative Mae Flexer, who chairs the Speaker's Task Force on Domestic Violence, discusses legislation just passed by the Connecticut House of Representatives that will reform Connecticut's bail bond process to improve the state's ability to regulate bail bond agents and professional bondsmen to stop the practice of "undercutting." Undercutting occurs when bail bond agents compete for business by illegally discounting the premium due on a bond, which results in defendants posting bond at rates lower than what the state requires and are released back into the community, sometimes without any "cooling off" period.
May 18, 2011
REP. FLEXER MAKES INTERNET DATING SAFER
Rep. Mae Flexer speaks briefly about her legislation passed by the Connecticut House of Representatives today that will make internet dating safer.
April 5, 2011
STRENGTHENING STATE'S RAINY DAY FUND
State Reps. Mae Flexer & Jason Rojas testified today in support of legislation they have introduced to increase the amount of funds in the state's Rainy Day Fund. READ MORE
March 15, 2011
PROTECTING TEENS FROM DATING VIOLENCE
Rep. Mae Flexer speaks briefly about how teen dating violence is a growing problem. Legislation to require that teen dating violence be subject to the same reporting, investigation, notification and intervention protocols as bullying was the subject of a Human Services public hearing.
February 28, 2011
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TASK FORCE RECOMMENDS ENHANCEMENTS TO JUSTICE SYSTEM
Speaker of the House Christopher G. Donovan joined members of the Speaker's Task Force on Domestic Violence, led by State Representative Mae Flexer today to discuss the group's recommendations to the legislature. READ MORE