Mary Mushinsky
At the Capitol:
Legislative Office Building, Room 4038
Hartford, CT 06106-1591
(860) 240-8585 | 1-800-842-8267
Mary.Mushinsky@cga.ct.gov
In the District:
188 South Cherry Street
Wallingford, CT 06492
(203) 269-8378

Current News & Issues

September 9, 2014
OLDER WORKERS ROUNDTABLE
Rep. Mushinsky attended this event co-hosted by Connecticut's Legislative Commission on Aging and the US Department of Labor, Women's Bureau. SUMMARY | Public Act 14-225

September 5, 2014
A PROGRAMS REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE REPORT SHOWS THAT DCF MUST DO BETTER AT TRACKING KIDS WHO 'AGE OUT'
Rep. Mary Mushinsky, Co-Chair of the Programs Review and Investigations Committee, weighed in on an issue that was the subject of a recent story in the CT Mirror on a recent study by the committee about youth aging out of state care. "We need to set up a support structure for wards of the state," said State Rep. Mary Mushinsky, D-Wallingford. "These kids, through no fault of their own, are left without a support structure for whatever reason -- parents who died, or couldn't handle parenting -- and the state system for taking care of them has to parallel the parent support in a parent-led household. Somebody has to check on them." READ THE CT MIRROR STORY HERE

September 3, 2014
EMPLOYMENT TRAINING PROGRAM EXPANDS STATEWIDE
Mary Mushinsky is pleased that Governor Malloy has allocated funds to expand the Platform to Employment (P2E) program, that will assist the long-term unemployed to return to work. READ MORE

August 8, 2014
REP. MUSHINSKY EARNS PERFECT SCORE ON ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
Mary Mushinsky received the Connecticut League of Conservations Voters (CTLCV) Legislative
Champion award for her leadership roles on the Water Planning Council and on defeating glass eel legislation during the 2014 legislative session. Her lifetime score is 97% according to the CTLCV Environmental Scorecard. READ MORE

July 24, 2014
THE LEGISLATURE’S PRI COMMITTEE RECOGNIZED FOR WORK
Rep. Mary Mushinsky, co-chair of the PRI Committee, praised members, support staff and everyone involved in making the committee the recipient of the 2014 NLPES Certificate of Impact award. READ MORE

May 2, 2014
MUSHINSKY LAUDS HOUSE PASSAGE OF COMPREHENSIVE WATER BILL
Mushinsky lauded House passage of a comprehensive water strategy bill that will establish the framework for a statewide water plan, that will address every aspect of the state's water use. "This was the third try to create a statewide water plan. Having been part of the Water Summit and co-chair of one of the working groups that crafted the legislation, I appreciate the good will, expertise and collective ideas which helped shape this bill," Rep. Mushinsky said. "A strategic statewide plan was long overdue. I am glad that we are on the way to making this vital plan work before we are confronted with a crisis." READ MORE

February 28, 2014
PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON KEY ISSUES
A public hearing will be held in Wallingford's Town Council Chambers to hear about key issues including the reemployment of older workers, state parks and forests funding, hospital emergency use and access to substance use treatment for insured youth. READ MORE

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