CURRENT NEWS

Danbury Delegation Celebrates Funding

May 13, 2024

I'm proud to say we passed a bipartisan spending stabilization plan that will ensure our two-year state budget's historic tax cuts are protected, and we invest in the priorities that matter to you. In total, over $56 million will be coming to Danbury! Please watch this video to learn more

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Child & Family Nutrition Bill Clears House Unanimously

May 2, 2024

I'm committed to the health and well-being of our community’s families and children by joining my colleagues in the House of Representatives to unanimously pass HB 5003. This comprehensive legislation ensures mothers and children who are eligible for federal benefits, such as WIC, are enrolled in these programs with ease and confidence. This bill aims to reduce barriers to participation in WIC.

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Helping Support Our Disabled Veterans

April 30, 2024

Veterans put their lives on the line for our country and, as a small way to say “thank you for your service,” the House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill that would support Veterans who have been disabled during service. As a Navy veteran, this bill was incredibly important to me.

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Supporting Our Seniors

April 29, 2024

As the elderly population steadily grows, there is an urgency to provide resources and assistance to this community. During Monday's session, we took a significant step to achieving that goal by passing HB 5001, a top priority for House Democrats this session.

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Paid Sick Leave Passes House

April 25, 2024

No one should have to choose between missing an important family event, going in to work sick and exposing others or taking a mental health day when needed. It's why we passed House Bill 5005 to allow for the accrual of paid leave, up to 40 hours each year, for those working at least 120 days annually. Businesses that already offer paid time off are exempt.

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H.B. 5308 Passes in the House

April 25, 2024

During Tuesday's session, the House passed HB 5308 - AN ACT CONCERNING ABSENTEE VOTING FOR CERTAIN PATIENTS OF NURSING HOMES. This bill eases the path to voting for nursing home residents.

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