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Curbing our Reliance on Single-Use Plastic Bags

August 12, 2019

On August 1, a new law – one that phases out plastic bags – took effect, significantly helping to protect our environment. I was proud to co-sponsor and vote for the ban on plastic bags. Many other developed nations – and a few Connecticut towns – have already banned them, and a few days our statewide efforts to curb the use of single-use plastic bags became a reality!

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House Passes Healthcare Reform Initiative

June 5, 2019

One of my top priorities this year was to reduce health-care costs and find innovative ways to improve the quality of health care for the people of Bridgeport.

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House Passes Biennial Budget

June 4, 2019

The House passed a budget which is responsible, stable, and funds the Rainy Day Fund at historic levels. With significant investments in education, job growth, and economic development throughout the state, the budget holds the line on spending.

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House Passes Minimum Wage Increase

May 9, 2019

Minimum wage workers are moving closer to a living wage. The House approved House Bill 5004 to increase the minimum wage incrementally over the next few years to $15 in 2023.

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