CURRENT NEWS

Great News for New London, and more

June 7, 2024

I was thrilled to see New London receive millions in funding from the State Bonding Commission today.

The funding approved today will have incredible long-term benefits for our town, enhancing our children’s schools, attracting more residents and tourists alike with great new attractions like the Lyman Allyn Park, adding funds for projects under development, and so much more.

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Paid Sick Days, Child and Family Support, and more

May 31, 2024

I had the great opportunity to attend the Pre - Memorial Day Candlelight Vigil. This was such a memorable event in which they honored men and women who lost their lives fighting for our country and to support our veterans and those currently on active & reserve duty. What a great honor to be present and hear from many individuals about loved ones that made and make a huge impact in our community.

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Memorial Day, Vets Bill, and more

May 24, 2024

Monday is Memorial Day, a day to remember and honor all whose bravery and service cost them the ultimate sacrifice. While this long weekend presents the opportunity to spend time with our loved ones, it is also a time to pause and reflect on those who gave their lives to protect and preserve our great nation and democracy. I also make sure to take the time to remind myself to live a life that is meaningful and worthy of the sacrifices so many have made. I hope you all have a safe and meaningful Memorial Day.

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End of Session Recap and more

May 10, 2024

And that's a wrap! The Connecticut General Assembly finished our 2024 legislative session at midnight on Wednesday, capping a busy three months of fighting for the people of Connecticut!

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.

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Supporting Our Veterans, Bills Passed, and more

May 3, 2024

This week we passed one of the greatest bills I've voted for. A 100% Tax Exemption Bill for 100% disabled rating veterans in Connecticut. This bill is beneficial because it acknowledges and appreciates the sacrifices these veterans have made for their country.

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Bills Passed, Local Happenings, and more

April 26, 2024

This week along with colleagues and staff we continued to work hard in a bipartisan way to get the bills from Veterans and Military Affairs ready to go. We are very happy with the bills soon to be coming out.

At this point in the House of Representatives we have voted on HB 5288 the Service Animal bill, hope to soon see HB 5285 An act concerning veteran specialty license plates/License for certain former armed force reservists.

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Legislative Updates, Community Events, and more

April 19, 2024

It was a great day seeing council 4 members rocking the green throughout the State Capitol this week. Great to have discussions about supporting public service workers priorities that include: FMLA for non-certified school staff - Living wages for paraeducators - More wage and hour inspectors - Portal to portal coverage for DPW workers - and Passing the SEBAC contracts. Thank you for your advocacy for justice, dignity, and respect you deserve.

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