CURRENT NEWS

Bill To Protect Women Against Violence Passes in Committee

March 28, 2016

H.B. 5623,  a bill that protects victims of domestic violence by prohibiting possession of firearms by anyone who becomes subject to a temporary restraining order upon notice of being served,  was approved in Judiciary Committee today.

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The Push to Establish a Halfway House for Women in Greater New Haven

March 24, 2016

Although bill (HB No. 5204),which would have established a halfway house in New Haven for female ex-offenders, failed to move forward for consideration to the Judiciary Committee, I will continue to seek the facility's establishment to help those released from the Department of Corrections transition into the community.

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Hamden Recieves Bonding For Affordable Housing

March 24, 2016

Governor Dannel P. Malloy and the Department of Housing (DOH) Commission today announced that about $9 million in state bonding is being awarded to Hamden Speciality Housing for affordable housing projects at 415 Mather Street in Hamden.

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Ban The Box On Job Applications

February 24, 2016

Rep. Robyn Porter joined her colleagues and advocates today at a press conference to champion House Bill 5237: An Act Concerning Fair Chance Employment.

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