Small businesses are the lifeblood of our economy and it is important that we support them, like we do with our large corporations. They are creating jobs, increasing productivity, and capitalizing on growth opportunities here and globally. Running a small business is hard work. We must continue to give entrepreneurs the tools and resources they need to succeed. That is why this year, we have introduced two bills that will help small businesses
I was honored and humbled to be officially elected by my colleagues as Speaker of the House of Representatives when the Connecticut General Assembly convened on Wednesday. This legislative session will be a challenging year for lawmakers. Nonetheless, I am excited to get to work on helping solve the problems facing our state – work that I hope can be completed in a bipartisan fashion.
(Left to right) State Representative Stephen Harding, State Representative Christie Carpino, Amber Monck, Program Specialist for MADD CT, Johanna Krebs, Program Manager for MADD CT, State Representative Al Adinolfi, House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz and House Minority Leader Themis Klarides.
House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz has been recognized by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) as one of their “2016 Legislators of the Year,” an award that is given to standout legislators across the country who share MADD’s mission of eliminating the 100 percent preventable crime of drunk driving.