Massive Funding in Brownfield Cleanup

June 6, 2023

Our neighborhoods are receiving a massive boost to protect our environment by cleaning up abandoned brownfields. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing $3 million to the 75th district.

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Proposal to Raise Wages For Childcare Workers

June 2, 2023

I fully support a new proposal that would include wage hikes for early childcare providers. The Office of Childhood has agreed to a successor contract with the bargaining unit comprised of childcare providers. The deal incentivizes quality of care through a tiered rate structure that encourages providers to obtain a license.

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Celebrating our Relationship with Taiwan

June 1, 2023

My colleagues and I welcomed several top-ranking officials from Taiwan to celebrate our fruitful sister-state relationship dating back to 1999. The Connecticut General Assembly recognized the state’s long history of diplomacy and friendship with Taiwan. We also established a Taiwan Friendship Caucus.

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Support for Nonprofit AdvanceCT

May 31, 2023

I continue to be a strong advocate for nonprofits including AdvanceCT. That organization works to engage, retain, and recruit businesses as well as advance overall economic competitiveness in Connecticut.

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Capitol Update

May 22, 2023

My colleagues and I are celebrating the passage of House Bill 6909, which reflects the interests of the overwhelming majority of Latin Americans in our state and the rest of the world.

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Solution Found to Fund Baby Bonds Program

May 17, 2023

I applaud the commitment and creativity the governor’s office is making to fund the Baby Bonds Program. This first-of-its-kind statewide policy is designed to invest directly in Connecticut children born into poverty while simultaneously narrowing the generational and racial wealth gaps in our state.

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Student Manufacturing Day at the Capitol

May 12, 2023

I am proud to have co-hosted the Student → Manufacturers Connection Fair at the State Capitol. Students from all over the state, including Kaynor Technical High School in Waterbury, learned about the opportunities in the manufacturing industry.

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