Opioid Abuse Community Discussion

March 28, 2016

Opioid abuse and addiction has become a serious problem in our state. On Monday, April 11, starting at 6:30pm, I will be hosting an opiate addiction community discussion in the Milford City Hall Auditorium with state and local partners, and my colleagues Pam Staneski and Charles Ferraro.

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The State Must Pay Hospitals

March 21, 2016

I wrote a letter to Governor Malloy urging him to pay hospitals what is owed to them. At the beginning of the month, the Malloy administration announced the suspension of about $140 million in payments to Connecticut’s hospitals due to a decrease in tax revenues.

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STOP The Cuts Now

March 16, 2016

I joined my colleagues and the CT Hospital Association for a press conference at the State Capitol to demand payments owed to hospitals be released. Our constituents need and rely on our local hospitals for immediate access to care. We must do everything we can to get them back on track.

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Affordable Housing Testimony Heard

March 8, 2016

Our Housing Committee heard testimony today on the affordable housing bill. HB 5363, An Act Concerning the Affordable Housing Land Use Appeals Procedure had its public hearing in the Legislative Office Building where several people submitted testimony to be considered by the committee.

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