Local Doctor Delivers Citations in Nicaragua

February 16, 2016

Every year, Dr. Matt Blondin of Torrington organizes a Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH) trip to Nicaragua. I wrote up two legislative citations for two local residents who assist with him with his operations.

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Helping Firefighters With Cancer

February 9, 2016

Firefighters put their lives on the line to keep us safe each and every day. They run into burning buildings to ensure that you and your family make it out alive, with no guarantee that they will.

That is why I introduced legislation to make sure firefighters are cared for if they suffer from cancer as a result of their important work.

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Collection for Missouri Flood Victims

January 4, 2016

The Torrington Fire Department is collecting goods to benefit the Missouri flood victims. Any nonperishable goods such as personal care items, clothing, and nonperishable food items are being accepted at the Torrington Fire Department.

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White House Education Convening

December 16, 2015

I was excited to attend a White House Convening of State Education Leaders in Washington, D.C. last week to discuss issues related to state education. This was an invaluable learning opportunity for me and I look forward to applying that knowledge to my work on the Education Committee and to improve education in Torrington.

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Millions Restored To Charlotte Hungerford Hospital

December 14, 2015

On September 23, I pledged to fight Governor Malloy’s cuts to Charlotte Hungerford Hospital; in October we secured funding for small hospitals; and now the legislature has approved a budget reform package that restores most of the cut.

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Have You Emailed Me Recently?

October 14, 2015

If you've emailed me in the past few days, I may have not received your message. An IT malfunction deleted most of my inbox and may delay my response time.

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