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Veto update

October 3, 2017

Last week Governor Malloy vetoed the budget that narrowly passed in the state Senate and House of Representatives on Sept. 16. Republicans are now pushing for a veto override.

I voted against this budget because it moved Connecticut in the wrong direction.

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Budget Update

October 3, 2017

Thank you to all my constituents who were watching and communicating with me into the early hours on last week’s budget session. Although I was strongly considering a no vote on the Democrats proposal, I found after going through the 1000pg. budget put forth by the Republicans that there were things I could not support in that proposal as well, including deep cuts to UConn, and care for children with developmental delays.

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Opioid Prevention

October 3, 2017

Fueled by an uptick in the use of the opiate drug fentanyl, Connecticut is set to have 1,078 accidental drug overdose deaths this year - up from 917 in 2016.

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Legislative Internship Program

October 2, 2017

The General Assembly's Legislative Internship Program is now accepting applications for Spring 2018.

Interns work one-on-one with legislators and learn how our state government works firsthand. I've had many wonderful interns over the years, and I encourage you to share this opportunity with a college student in your life.

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