CURRENT NEWS

REGIONAL EDUCATION SERVICES = TAXPAYER SAVINGS

April 26, 2016

For years, I have been touting the benefits of municipalities cooperating with surrounding towns to regionalize some of the services they provide families and businesses, because it helps reduce costs and lower property taxes.

 

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SPEAKER SPEAKING, AND LISTENING, THROUGHOUT STATE

April 11, 2016

In addition to overseeing the Connecticut House of Representatives, as Speaker of the House I am often invited to address a variety of organizations ranging from chambers of commerce to advocacy groups.  

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Legislator’s Personal Story Highlights Need For Bill Protecting Domestic Violence Victims

March 16, 2016

During a public hearing March 15 in the Judiciary Committee on legislation (HB5054, HB5623) designed to increase protection for victims of domestic violence, my hometown neighbor State Representative Robyn Porter (D-Hamden, New Haven), a member of the committee, shared a story that helped emphasize in a very personal way how this proposal can save lives.

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Budget challenges demand MORE efficiencies

March 14, 2016

I delivered testimony last week in support of a number of bills designed to save taxpayer money for both the state and municipalities by tying town aid to more inter-town cooperation in the delivery of services to local families and businesses.

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