I am pleased that legislation I authored to expand gaming in the state and allow sanctioned mixed martial arts events, have passed the General Assembly’s Public Safety Committee. Both bills are critical in boosting our economic growth and bringing much needed jobs to Connecticut.
The state legislature's Black and Puerto Rican Caucus held a public forum at the Legislative Office Building to learn about the issues important to the communities we serve. I was honored to preside over the meeting and greet many residents, advocates and colleagues that attended the forum.
Chairman Rep. Christopher Rosario (D-Bridgeport) and Vice Chairman Rep. Brandon McGee (D-Hartford) of the legislature’s Black and Latino Caucus announced a public forum will take place Tuesday, January 31 at the Legislative Office Building.
The group is seeking input from lawmakers, advocates and the public as it relates to their concerns and ideas about pressing policy issues concerning the black and Latino communities.