Rep. Russ Morin
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September 12, 2012
REMOVE CORPORATE CASH FROM ELECTIONS
House Chair of the Government Administration and Elections Committee, Representative Russ Morin joined legislative colleagues and good government advocates as they asked Congress to remove unlimited corporate and Super PAC cash from elections. READ MORE

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August 10, 2012
EXPANDED MOVE-OVER LAW PROTECTS EMERGENCY PERSONNEL AND HIGHWAY WORKERS
State Representative Russ Morin joined Governor Dannel P. Malloy in his Capitol office as he signed legislation expanding the state's
"move-over" law. READ MORE

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July 27, 2012
STATE FUNDING FOR WETHERSFIELD ROAD IMPROVEMENTS ON ITS WAY
Rep. Morin announced that Wethersfield will receive $100,873 from the state in Town Aid Road (TAR) funds to pay for improvements to Wethersfield’s roads and infrastructure. READ MORE

May 17, 2012
MORE STATE DOLLARS FOR WETHERSFIELD SCHOOLS
Representative Russell Morin said the new education reform law contains additional state funding for Wethersfield schools. READ MORE

May 8, 2012
ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY IN ELECTIONS
House Chair of the Government Administration and Elections Committee Russell Morin hailed House Passage of legislation that modifies state election laws affecting campaign finance and the Citizens' Election Program. READ MORE

April 30, 2012
HOUSE PASSES ELECTION DAY REGISTRATION AFTER MORE THAN FIVE HOUR DEBATE
In a 83-59 vote, the House passed a bill Monday night allowing for citizens to register to vote and cast a ballot on Election Day. READ MORE

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April 30, 2012
HOUSE APPROVES ELECTION DAY VOTER REGISTRATION
House Chair of the Government Administration and Elections Committee Russell Morin hailed House passage of a package of voter reforms that includes Election Day voter registration. READ MORE

April 18, 2012
CONN. HOUSE VOTES TO EXPAND 'MOVE OVER' LAW
Current law compels drivers to move over for emergency vehicles on the side of a highway with three or more lanes. READ MORE

April 17, 2012
"MOVE-OVER" LAW EXPANDED
State Representative Russ Morin announced House passage of a bill expanding the state’s “move-over” law to include two lane highways as well as cover road maintenance vehicles and tow trucks. READ MORE

April 4, 2012
“NO-EXCUSE” ABSENTEE BALLOTING AND EARLY VOTING TAKE FIRST STEPS
A resolution proposing a state Constitutional Amendment to take the first steps to allow “no-excuse” absentee ballots and early voting was approved by the state House of Representatives and may appear on the 2014 ballot. READ MORE

March 22, 2012
ELECTION REFORMS GET A BOOST FROM GAE
Rep. Russell Morin hailed the Government Administration and Elections Committee's approval of a package of voter reforms. READ MORE

March 8, 2012
STATE BUDGET HEALTH ON THE MORIN REPORT
Representative Russell Morin will host state Comptroller Kevin Lembo on the upcoming edition of The Morin Report on channel 14. READ MORE

March 2, 2012
PLANS MOVE FORWARD FOR MODERN ELECTIONS SYSTEM
Rep. Russ Morin outlined plans to modernize voting in Connecticut, including Election Day Registration, Online Voter Registration, non precinct-place voting, and increased criminal penalties for vote tampering. READ MORE

February 10, 2012
GOVERNOR SAYS MORE FUNDING FOR WETHERSFIELD SCHOOLS
Representative Russ Morin applauded Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposal to increase Wethersfield's education funding. READ MORE

January 13, 2012
THERE IS NO PLACE FOR PARTISAN POLITICS AT ELECTIONS ENFORCEMENT
The co-chairs of the legislature's Government Administration and Elections Committee forcefully urged members of the State Elections Enforcement Commission (SEEC) to reconsider their nominee for executive director. READ MORE

January 3, 2012
$500,000 FOR MILL WOODS
A Small Town Economic Assistance grant will help improve Mill Woods. READ MORE