Agriculture Day at the Capitol!

March 20, 2019

Today was Ag Day at the Capitol. Agriculture is an especially important industry in our state, providing locally grown food and goods, jobs and open space as well. I spoke with many groups today, from UConn extension to the Apple Grower's Association, about the importance of agriculture in our state.

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Updates from the Commerce Committee

March 19, 2019

This week, the Commerce Committee took essential steps towards supporting economic growth and job creation in Connecticut. With a strong, bipartisan effort several bills were recently passed by the committee.

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Celebrating Girl Scouts Day!

March 13, 2019

I was glad to participate in Girl Scout Day at the Capitol! Today, 55 percent of the women in the 115th Congress are former Girl Scouts – the leadership and civic engagement skills they teach girls from a young age are undeniable.

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Testifying for the Inclusion of African American Studies

March 7, 2019

I was proud to submit testimony to the Education Committee in Support of HB 7082, An Act Concerning the Inclusion of African American Studies in the Public School Curriculum.

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