Easing the Burden of Student Loan Debt

August 30, 2022
For decades, the cost of a college education has far outpaced wages. While it used to be possible to pay off college loans while earning minimum wage, today's earnings don't even come close to covering monthly loan payments. Consequently, members of Generations Y and Z bear onerous financial burdens that affect their future stability.
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APPROVED: $760,000 for Higganum Projects

August 3, 2022

For far too long, Higganum has suffered from a lack of recreational opportunities for both families with young children, and seniors who are looking to stay active.

That's why I'm happy to announce the town will receive approximately $760,000 in grant funding from the State Bond Commission, with approval of two projects in Higganum — the entranceway to the town of Haddam.

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Protecting our Air and Environment

July 29, 2022
While work at the federal level to step up the fight against climate change has been slow at best, here at the state level, House Democrats supported policies during the 2022 legislative session that will help cut our carbon footprint, promote environmental justice, and protect the health of Connecticut residents.
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Historic Budget Approved by General Assembly

May 17, 2022
After months of negotiation and hearing input from residents across our state, the Connecticut General Assembly's two houses (the House of Representatives and the Senate) approved the $24 billion state budget which provides historic tax relief for working families and makes vital investments in our municipalities, non-profits, child care providers, and more.
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More Progress on the Environment!

May 3, 2022
After four years of debate, three public hearings, hundreds of pieces of testimony, and days of negotiating, the bill to require the teaching of climate change in all Connecticut public schools will, at long last, become law. 
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2022 Constituent Survey

April 22, 2022

Sound public policy cannot be made in a vacuum, so getting ideas and criticism from residents is a necessary part of the legislative process. That’s why earlier this spring I sent a survey to all my constituents in the 36th General Assembly District. More than 100 people responded (both online and through the mail) and I want to express my deep appreciation for this wonderful show of civic engagement.

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