Don’t Repeal Drive-only Licenses

February 23, 2017

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!

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Afford to Dream Legislation

January 27, 2017

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.

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Soto Appointed Vice-Chair of Budget Writing Committee

January 9, 2017

Rep. Soto was appointed Vice-Chair of the Appropriations Committee and will serve on the Higher Education & Employment Advancement, Housing and Executive & Legislative Nominations Committees.

“I’m grateful to leadership for their confidence in me and look forward to rolling up my sleeves and getting right to work,” Rep. Soto said.

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Chris Soto Begins Serving his First Legislative Term

January 5, 2017

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.

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