In almost half a year, more than 200 mass shootings have occurred in the United States. It is unthinkable that our country and communities continue to mourn the loss of innocent lives - children, elderly, worshippers, shoppers at supermarkets and malls - to senseless mass shootings.
I supported HB 5001 - An Act Concerning Children's Mental Health, a transformative legislation that responds directly to the youth mental health crisis, which has been exacerbated by the impacts of the pandemic, presenting itself in the form of increased rates of depression, suicide and self-harm among adolescents.
After months of negotiation and hearing input from residents across our state, I am happy to pass along great news. I am poised to vote early next week on a state budget that provides historic tax relief for parents, retirees, workers, and property owners.
The budget proposal we unveiled Wednesday offers Connecticut tax payers like you and your neighbors $600 million in tax cuts. $600 MILLION!
Our budget plan CUTS YOUR TAXES by: