CURRENT NEWS

Addressing Opioid Addiction

May 31, 2017

House Bill 7052, a far-ranging bill which continues efforts to address opioid addiction, has passed the House.

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Fighting Computer Crime

May 23, 2017

Following last week’s global cyberattack that infected 200,000 computers across 150 countries, the House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 7304 which would increase the computer crime penalty.

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Beneficial Legislation And Major Funding

May 17, 2017

I am very pleased with the work of the delegation on behalf of our Bridgeport constituents. Bridgeport received over $6 million for various projects including continuing renovations to Housatonic Community College, a grant for Southwest Community Health Center and improvements to our library. We also passed the mixed-martial arts and boxing bill that will help to bring events to the city, and the pension bill that will save us millions of dollars on pensions.

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Medicaid Speak Out Forum

April 17, 2017

I was happy to join Southwest CHC, colleagues, advocates and others at the Medicaid Speak Out forum this week. We heard from members and patients of Southwest about their concerns with the current state budget challenges and the possible impact that cuts to critical services may have on those who participate on the state’s Husky A plan.

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