State Water Plan Legislation Passed

July 5, 2019

I wanted to take a moment this week to talk about one of the most important environmental and health initiatives that the legislature undertook this year.

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CT Tax Exemptions For Pensions Clarified

June 21, 2019

Over the past few months, you may have seen some news about the income tax exemption for Social Security, pension, and annuity incomes. I have received many questions, and wanted to clarify that the exemption stands.

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Thoughts On The 2019 Session As It Ends

June 7, 2019

We have reached the end of the 2019 legislative session. On midnight Wednesday, we adjourned, completing our work for the year. I am extremely proud of what we accomplished, and look forward to the work that remains.

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House OKs Gun Safety Bills, Minimum Wage

May 10, 2019

There is much to report from the Capitol this week. The House approved three bills for gun safety and sent the legislation to the Senate for final passage. The House also approved and sent to the Senate a bill raising the minimum hourly wage to $15 over the next four and a half years.

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