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State Asked To Give More Vaccination Data

May 16, 2019

House and Senate majority leadership today announced that they have asked the state Department of Public Health (DPH) to provide additional data and policy recommendations on how to increase vaccination rates in school districts and schools with high vaccine exemption rates. DPH will report back to the General Assembly by no later than January 1, 2020. No vote on the state’s vaccination policy is expected while awaiting DPH’s legislative recommendations.

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House OKs Bill To Help People With Autism

April 25, 2019

Yesterday was a good day in the legislature. We passed three bills to benefit people with autism — one proposed by me, one out of my committee, and one I cosponsored.

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Connecting Next Generation of Innovators With Connecticut Manufacturers Of Today

April 24, 2019

The Student and Manufacturer Connection Fair today at the Capitol, an annual event created by Rep. Liz Linehan, host more than 500 students and dozens of Connecticut companies looking to get them excited about a career in advanced manufacturing.

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Legislation To Help Prevent Teen Suicide

March 21, 2019

In response to the death of an 11-year-old Cheshire girl and six other child suicides last year in Connecticut, Rep. Liz Linehan, the House chair of the legislature’s Committee on Children, has introduced legislation to reduce the increasing number of suicides by youths.

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