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Motorcycle Helmet Safety Bill Passes House

May 15, 2019

The House of Representatives voted favorably Tuesday evening to approve legislation requiring motorcycle riders under 21 years of age to wear a helmet, taking one more step to promote motorcycle safety among young operators.

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New Haven Legislators Denounce Arson at Mosque

May 13, 2019

Today our delegation released statements in response to the announcement that the Sunday fire at the Diyanet Mosque of New Haven was intentionally set. This act of cowardice is an attack on one the most precious freedoms that we hold dear – the freedom to practice our particular faith in peace and free from violence. I strongly condemn this act and assure that New Haven stands in full support of our Muslim community. We will not sit back as one of our houses of worship is attacked and will take an active role in helping to get the mosque rebuilt.

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One Step Closer to Early Voting

April 25, 2019

The House took action approving a resolution that would include a ballot question to amend the State Constitution to allow for an in-person early voting system. Once the resolution gets final legislative approval, the question will appear on the November 2020 ballot for voters to decide if Connecticut should implement it.

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Earth Day!

April 18, 2019

The first Earth Day was held April 22, 1970 to protest industrial development and the devastating effects that accompanied it. While we have made great strides holding corporations accountable to protect our planet, we have more work to do, especially as attempts to roll back environmental protections continue.

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