I recently wrote an op-ed for the Westerly Sun on how the legislature can begin to reign in the state budget. Tough decisions need to be made, but good data can ensure we're also making smart decisions.
Therapy dogs have many uses, and most recently that includes helping Olympic athletes handle the stress of competition. I'm working on legislation that will allow therapy dogs to help kids here in Connecticut.
I'm very excited that Davis-Standard, LLC, the leading manufacturer of extrusion machinery in the country, is expanding its primary facility at its headquarters in Pawcatuck. The expansion will create 30 new jobs over the next two years.
Yesterday night, the House of Representatives passed Desmond's Law! HB 5344, An Act Concerning Support For Cats and Dogs That Are Neglected Or Treated Cruelly, would allow courts to assign volunteer legal advocates to assist in the prosecution of animal abuse cases.