Lesser Praises Restoring Of MAT Funding

May 9, 2018

Rep. Matthew Lesser praised the General Assembly’s vote Wednesday to restore Middletown Area Transit’s funding, which the state Department of Transportation wanted to cut by 15 percent this year and 50 percent next year.

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Lesser Urges Passage Of Bill Prohibiting Fee For Seeking Credit Security After Breach

April 30, 2018

Rep. Matt Lesser, Attorney General George Jepsen, Senate Leaders Martin Looney and Bob Duff, and a contingent of AARP advocates urged passage of a bill prohibiting the state’s credit rating agencies from charging fees for consumers seeking to place, temporarily lift or remove credit security freezes.

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Lesser Defends Student Loan Bill Of Rights

April 9, 2018

Rep. Matthew Lesser said a lawsuit filed in federal court to block Connecticut from enforcing a law protecting student-loan borrowers from unscrupulous actions by the student-loan industry represents the latest in what increasingly appears to be collusion between Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the student loan industry.

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Women, Families Need Financial Security

March 28, 2018

Connecticut’s ability to thrive is dependent upon the state of our working families, the state of our economy and the state of our communities. We can invest in the success of our families and our businesses by addressing the economic disparities present in our state and creating equitable opportunities for everyone.

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