Funding for Farmington Ave. Improvements

May 23, 2016

I'm happy to announce that I have secured a grant of $1.5 million for the City of Hartford to expand a project making streetscape improvements along Farmington Avenue.

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Grand Opening of Zunner Building

May 12, 2016

Yesterday I joined Governor Malloy, Mayor Luke Bronin, and the Northside Neighborhood Alliance (NINA) for the grand opening of the renovated Zunner building in Hartford.

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Groundbreaking Opioid Legislation Passes House

April 26, 2016

Yesterday the House of Representatives unanimously passed groundbreaking legislation to address the state's opioid crisis. HB 5053, An Act Concerning Access to Overdose Reversal Drugs, acts both to help those currently struggling with opioid addiction and prevent new cases of addiction.

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House Passes Medical Marijuana for Children

April 22, 2016

On Wednesday, I was proud to bring out a bill which will allow for the limited use of medical marijuana (non-smokable forms) for children with serious medical conditions, such as epilepsy or cerebral palsy. HB 5450, An Act Concerning The Palliative Use of Marijuana, passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 129-13.

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