Essay Contest Writers Are Very Inspiring

June 11, 2019

I had a great time this morning speaking to students at Mansfield Middle School! Many wrote thoughtful essays for my essay challenge, and I was happy to award the most persuasive writers with congratulatory citations from the CT General Assembly!

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House Votes To Adopt State Water Plan

June 7, 2019

Water is our most precious natural resource and must be protected and preserved for future generations. Because in the past Connecticut has not had a cohesive policy, my colleagues and I in the House took a significant step to safeguard our water supply.

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House OKs Minimum Pay Increase Bill

May 14, 2019

Hourly minimum-pay employees are moving closer to a living wage. The House has approved House Bill 5004 to increase the minimum wage incrementally to $15 in 2023. The last time the minimum was increased was in 2017. No one who works full-time should have to live in poverty.

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Free Community College Education

May 7, 2019

I recently spoke with Kathleen Megan of the CT Mirror about Connecticut's possibility of offering free college tuition. This would greatly benefit our state, and I am excited about the possibility of it coming to fruition. The article she wrote sums up the issue.

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