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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Finance, Appropriations Finish Budgets

May 3, 2019

This has been an exciting week at the Capitol, as the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee and the Appropriations Committee have finished their budgets. All committees have now completed their work, and their bills will be taken up in the House and Senate.

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House Approves Autism-Related Legislation

April 26, 2019

Tuesday was Intern Recognition Day and I want to express my gratitude for the great work Angela Tremont did for me. We are just over a month away from the end of session and I am happy to share that Autism-related legislation has passed the House. In particular, Human Services legislation HB7168 will expand transition services to children starting at age 14, instead of age 16.

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Tolls For CT Highways Is A Major Topic

April 12, 2019

It has been another busy week at the Capitol, and I have appreciated hearing from many of you regarding your thoughts on various issues. Tolls have continued to be a topic of much interest, and the legislation is still evolving.

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