Voter Registration Drive

January 30, 2018

I was proud to join Secretary of the State Denise W. Merrill, many of my colleagues and community organizations to announce a voter registration drive to focus on registering Puerto Rican families who have resettled in Connecticut in the wake of the devastation created by Hurricane Maria.

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Rosario Disheartened that Bridgeport cop will not be charged in Jayson Negron's Death

January 26, 2018

After months of investigation, the State's Attorney's office released a report indicating that Officer James Boulay’s use of deadly force was justified in the May 9 shooting of 15-year-old Jayson Negron. Here is my statement:

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Free - Low Cost Flu Vaccine Clinics

January 24, 2018

As some of you may know, the flu season outbreak has hit our state with several hospitalizations and deaths associated with influenza since early December. In response to this outbreak, the State Department of Public Health (DPH) has announced a statewide influenza vaccination clinic for those residents who have not gotten their flu vaccine yet.

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BPRC Leaders on FEMA's Decision to Cut Temporary Housing Help

January 19, 2018

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) decided to rescind Transitional Shelter Assistance (TSA) housing benefits to Puerto Rican families who came to Connecticut after Hurricane Maria to almost 40 families. This decision is beyond unacceptable – it is cruel, inhumane and outrageous. We urge FEMA and the federal government to reverse this unfair decision and provide the necessary funds for these American citizens, who are in extreme need of shelter, particularly during the cold days of winter.

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