Dreamers Bill Gets Final Legislative Approval in the House

April 26, 2018

As leaders of the state legislature’s Black and Puerto Rican Caucus (BPRC), my colleague and vice chair, State Rep. Brandon McGee and I, are extremely thrilled to see our CT Dreamers' dream closer to reality after House passage of Senate Bill 4, An Act Assisting Students without Legal Immigration Status with the Cost of College, giving students access to a pool of money that they have already paid into. Following is our statement.

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Push to add Hollow area to 'Opportunity Zone' list

April 23, 2018

A portion of the district I represent (Bridgeport’s 128), has been nominated by the governor as one of 72 opportunity zones – a new federal program available to qualified census tracts and that’s good news. But I am also advocating to have the Hollow area added to the nominations list.

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Pay Equity Legislation Moves Forward

April 20, 2018

The state House of Representatives took a step on April 19 toward closing the gender wage gap and ensuring women earn equal pay for equal work by passing House Bill 5386.

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Bridgeport delegation secures $3.1 million in supplemental car tax reimbursement money

April 12, 2018

Bridgeport is slated to receive $3.1 million in supplemental car tax reimbursement money after our Bridgeport legislative delegation fought to secure the release of the funds from the state Office of Policy and Management.

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