CURRENT NEWS


House Passes Shark Fin Trade Ban

May 24, 2019

The House of Representatives voted Thursday afternoon to pass legislation prohibiting the trade of shark fins in Connecticut to protect the rapidly declining shark population.

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The Oceans and Climate Change with Captain Paul Watson

May 23, 2019

State Representative David Michel joined Captain Paul Watson, world-renowned environmental activist, co-Founder of Greenpeace, Founder, President and Executive Director of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, to discuss the role of oceans as climate regulators and what humans must change to restore balance to destabilized ecosystems.

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House Passes Offshore Wind

May 15, 2019

Greener days for energy production are on the horizon for Connecticut with House Bill 7156 authorizing the procurement of energy derived from offshore wind that passed the House of Representatives with a strong bipartisan vote of 134 to 10.

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House Passes Minimum Wage Increase

May 9, 2019

Minimum wage workers are moving closer to a living wage. The House approvedĀ House Bill 5004 to increase the minimum wage incrementally over the next few years to $15 in 2023.

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