GOP Budget Axes Help For Thousands

September 21, 2017

Blasting the Republican-passed state budget, Rep. Roland Lemar says a cut to the community college system sends a message to future employers that the state is not open for business. Many community college students are Connecticut high school graduates who find a home here, get a start here and become part of the workforce of the future here, Lemar said in this New Haven Independent news story.

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House Approves Transportation Lock Box

June 6, 2017

The House has passed House Joint Resolution 100, which calls for a statewide referendum asking voters to amend the State Constitution to ensure that money in the Special Transportation Fund (STF) is in a "lock box" and can be spent only on the state's transportation needs.

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House Approves New Opioid Legislation

May 31, 2017

We have been making steady progress in dealing with Connecticut’s opioid crisis, but we still have a long way to go. Legislation we passed today that I championed is another step in the right direction.

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Working To Help Small Business Succeed

May 3, 2017

This week is National Small Business Week! Throughout this session, we have continued to support Connecticut’s small businesses by passing bills that provide them with the necessary tools and resources they need to succeed.

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