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House Passes Spending Stabilization Plan, Paid Leave Webinar, and More!

May 8, 2024

Happy Wednesday! I hope you have had a great week. Today is the last day of the legislative session, which is referred to as Sine Die. All legislative business must be finished by midnight. My colleagues and I have been working well into the night to put the finishing touches on legislation that will benefit residents in the state. Please see below to read more!

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Legislation Passed in the House, Coyote Warning for Westport, and More!

May 3, 2024

As a result of the structural damage to I-95 caused by the motor vehicle accident, Governor Lamont has declared a state of emergency. The accident caused significant structural damage to I-95 near Exit 15 in Norwalk, particularly to an overpass that expands the width of the highway. I-95 will remain closed while the overpass is rebuilt. The state Department of Transportation expects the work to last about 4 days, and hopes to reopen 1-95 by Monday.

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Paid Sick Leave Passed in the House, Food Insecurity Day at the Capitol, and More

April 26, 2024

Happy Friday! I hope you have had a great week. As usual, there was plenty of excitement in Hartford this week. There was a ceremony for the new Vietnam Veterans memorial located at the Capitol, the House passed legislation concerning paid sick time, and I stood with some of my colleagues for a press conference that acknowledged food insecurity in our state.

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Husky Day at the Capitol, DOT Update for Norwalk, and More!

April 19, 2024

Happy Friday! I hope you have had an excellent week. It has been a busy week in Hartford - the UCONN men's championship team visited the State Capitol, I held a roundtable to discuss early childhood literacy, and we passed legislation that will help crack down on street takeovers. Please see below to read more!

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HB 5002 Passes out of Committee, DOT Update, and More!

April 5, 2024

House Democrats have made it a top priority during this legislative session to address the issue of childcare affordability. HB 5002 focuses on making childcare more accessible and affordable for families through long-term strategic investments. This is a significant measure that could positively impact many families in our community.

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