Legislation to Prevent Youth Smoking

February 14, 2017

On Friday I testified before the Public Health Committee in support of legislation to raise the legal age for purchase and use of tobacco products from 18 to 21.

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Topping Off Ceremony for Fire Training School

October 26, 2016

I recently attended the topping off ceremony for the Regional Fire Training School. The man of the hour at the ceremony was Assistant Fire Chief Chris Tracy, who has been an amazing advocate for the construction of this state of the art facility.

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The Fairfield Fire School

Funding for Fairfield Fire School, Sewer Lines

September 30, 2016

The Bond Commission approved funding to upgrade sewer lines in Fairfield near the Metro Center and finance equipment for the renovation and improvement project at the Fairfield Regional Fire School.

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Rep. McCarthy Vahey and Fairfielder Jenn Jacobsen


Bill Signing for Student Data Privacy Law

July 26, 2016

Earlier this month Fairfield resident Jenn Jacobsen and I participated in a ceremonial bill signing for a law to protect student privacy by imposing certain restrictions on the use and sharing of student data. PA 16-189, An Act Concerning Student Data Privacy, will go into effect on October 1.

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