CURRENT NEWS


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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House passes bill to help restore public trust in law enforcement

May 31, 2017

I am pleased the house passed a bill that will allow cities and towns, including Bridgeport, to tap into a $9 million reserve of state funding to purchase body cameras and dashboard cameras for police cruisers. House Bill 7308 would establish a task force to review the use of police body cameras and expands access to funding for its purchase.

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