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Spotlight on key legislation passed during the General Assembly's 2017 regular session

June 16, 2017

Despite the fiscal challenges of the 2017 legislative session, the Bridgeport delegation passed key bills that will steady the city’s financial footing, increase economic development, reduce Bridgeport’s unfunded pension liability and create an entertainment hub downtown. These pieces of legislation will not only take Bridgeport decades into the future, but it will also allow the city to become a regional job creator and leader in renewable energy. Even in this tough economic climate, I am pleased that as a legislative delegation we came together to deliver for Bridgeport!

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Mixed Martial Arts Bill Passes Senate

June 7, 2017

I would like to thank my colleagues in the Senate for supporting the passage of this legislation that will help to generate much-needed revenue to Bridgeport and the state. I look forward to the governor’s signing the bill into law and for our great city to take full advantage of this opportunity.

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Bridgeport To Become Leader In Renewable Energy

June 6, 2017

Legislation that will pave the way for Bridgeport to become a national model for the reuse of waste heat passed out of the House of Representatives Tuesday in a 100-51 vote. House Bill 6304 seeks to establish a pilot program in Bridgeport to test-drive thermal district heating technology.

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Pushing for police accountability

June 6, 2017

After recent high-profile incidents in Connecticut, I joined my colleagues in support of House Bill 6663, which aims to establish meaningful accountability for police officers who use excessive force.

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