Tackling the Opioid Crisis in Fairfield County

October 4, 2019

The opioid crisis has touched every corner of our community, and I am pleased to work with my legislative colleagues, state and local officials on a bipartisan solution.

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Governor to Sign Bill Providing Mental Health Assistance to First Responders

June 5, 2019

I am pleased to report that the House of Representatives has taken decisive action to provide assistance to police officers, firefighters, and parole officers – who put their lives on the line for our communities every day.

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Connecticut's Minimum Wage Workers can Expect Wage Increase

June 4, 2019

Hard-working families in Connecticut got a boost the other day when Gov. Lamont signed legislation to increase the state’s minimum wage. I ran for office promising to raise the minimum wage because I believe anyone working a full-time job should earn enough to support themselves and their family. This legislation is a promise I kept, and a step in the right direction to benefit about 42 percent of all workers in Danbury.

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Paid Family Medical Leave is Sent to Governor

June 1, 2019

Today is a great day for Connecticut. After many hours of debate over the Paid Family Medical Leave legislation, my colleagues and I were able to pass the bill, which the Senate had already approved. The bill now goes to the governor.

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