School Construction Funding Approved

June 2, 2016

Funding for New London was adopted in Senate Bill #503 that authorized bonds for capital improvements, transportation, and school building projects. The measure was approved today during Special Session and it’s headed to the Governor’s desk for signing.

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Magnet School Project Moves Forward

May 4, 2016

A measure I championed for years that will allow the New London Magnet School project to move forward was approved in the 2016 Legislative Session. HB 5556 addresses some of the issues faced by the New London school district. I was able to work with the co-chairs of the Education Committee to give New London time to meet our magnet school goals and to continue receiving reimbursements until we make the set requirements.

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Domestic Violence Reforms

April 28, 2016

I am pleased legislation I supported requiring gun owners to surrender their weapons within 24 hours of being served a temporary restraining order in a domestic abuse case passed the House.

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3rd Native American Heritage Celebration

November 4, 2015

The 3rd Native American Heritage Celebration was held at the State Capitol filled with performances and participation from several different groups honoring and recognizing the culture and contributions of Native Americans across the state.

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