Protecting Health Of Student Athletes

February 7, 2017

Legislation introduced by Representatives Matthew Lesser and Pat Dillon of New Haven would create an athletic protection commission to monitor and enforce the safety for all NCAA athletes in the state. Advocates say this legislation is needed to protect the health and safety of college athletes. For more on the issue, read this CBS news story.

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House Vote On CT Pension Agreement

February 1, 2017

I voted for the agreement to restructure the state’s long-term pension payment obligations because it will give us more predictability for balancing the state budget and meeting our long-term obligations to Connecticut’s workers in the coming years. -- Matt

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Map of the electoral college by state

Map of the U.S. showing the number of electoral college votes by state

National Popular Vote Should Decide the Presidency

December 20, 2016

Yesterday I filed legislation that would allocate Connecticut's Electoral College votes to the winner of the national popular vote.

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Refi CT Talk with Torrington Young Professionals

October 26, 2016

Rep. Michelle Cook and I spoke with members of the Young Professionals of Northwest Connecticut in Torrington about Connecticut's new student loan refinancing program.

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