House Floor Debate on Voting Rights for Convicted Felons

May 8, 2018

I support a measure that would restore voting rights of convicted felons on parole, as long as they have not been convicted of an election related felony House Bill 5418. Unfortunately, this bill didn’t come up for a vote, but I wanted to share my remarks on the House floor.

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Minority Teacher Recruitment Bill Moves Forward

May 7, 2018

I am pleased to see SB 455, An Act Concerning Minority Teacher Recruitment and Retention moving forward. I didn’t have the opportunity to have too many teachers of color throughout my educational experience.

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Sen. Coleman Confirmed to be a Judge

May 3, 2018

I am honored to have been able to cast my vote in support of my friend, Eric D. Coleman to be a Judge of the Superior Court. His well-deserved confirmation comes after a successful career serving the people of our state in the General Assembly since 1983, concluding his legislative service in 2017 when he retired from the Senate. Through his work as an attorney of law, Mr. Coleman served with distinction and honor, and his impressive accomplishments in the General Assembly are a testament to his commitment and desire to serve.

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Hartford Day 2018

April 30, 2018

April 26 was Hartford Day at the State Capitol. A day of food and fun that highlights the people, places and businesses that make Hartford special.

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