The legislature’s Transportation Committee held a public hearing this week on a proposal to repeal a law allowing the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue driver licenses for driving purposes only to undocumented individuals. I testified in strong opposition of House Bill 5180 because I am trying to understand why we would want to repeal a law that works!
When students pay tuition, they deserve to access the financial aid that they pay into... that shouldn't be up for debate. Today, I was proud to stand with our brave DREAMers who are looking to realize the promise of higher education.
Rep. Chris Soto (D-New London) was sworn in as a State Representative Wednesday during the opening day ceremony of the 2017 Legislative Session at the State Capitol in Hartford. He will be serving his first term.