CURRENT NEWS


Crumbling Basements

February 8, 2017

The Connecticut Coalition Against Crumbling Basements had an information booth set up in the State Capitol complex today. We have a number of bills before the legislature on failing foundations due to the mineral pyrrhotite in the concrete aggregate. I had an informative discussion and am interested in hearing all ideas on this multi-billion dollar crisis.

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Coal Tar is Dangerous

February 6, 2017

Coal Tar is a toxic substance. This bill (HB 5884) seeks to limit human exposure and protect the environment...but does it go far enough?

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Fiscally Responsible Pension Agreement

February 2, 2017

On Thursday, we approved an agreement between the executive branch and the State Employee Bargaining Agent Coalition (SEBAC) that will help stabilize the state’s long term pension payment obligations.

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Bonding for Vernon PD

February 1, 2017

The state Bond Commission gave final approval today to the town of Vernon’s request for $25,895 for body cameras for Vernon’s police force. This is great news for the town and police department.

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