Prevailing Minimum Wage

February 23, 2017

I will be fighting against HB 6211, which would update the prevailing wage thresholds, and SB 432, an act concerning exceptions to the prevailing wage requirement in public works projects.

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Testifying on Labeling Opiate Perscriptions Bill

February 17, 2017

I testified in favor of HB 5732, An Act Concerning the Labeling of Prescription Drug Containers Containing Opiates.

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Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

January 18, 2017

Opioid related overdoses and deaths are in the headlines far too often. We are in the midst of a public health crisis that impacts families across the state. I would like to inform you about Community Speaks Out, an organization I co-founded to walk families through the process of getting addicted-family members into treatment through assistance, support and addiction prevention.

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Joe de la Cruz Named Vice-Chair of Insurance & Real State Committee

January 9, 2017

Rep. de la Cruz was tapped as Vice-Chair of the Insurance & Real State Committee, and member of the Housing and the Public Health Committees.

“I look forward to the work ahead of us this legislative session,” Rep. de la Cruz said. “I am focused on working as hard to make a difference in the lives of Connecticut residents by engaging in conversations that will help us make a positive impact in the communities we represent.”

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