I would like to welcome you to my website where you will be able to keep up to date on issues affecting Bridgeport and the State of Connecticut. This site contains news and important information about our work and all the exciting things that we are currently doing in the legislature. You may also sign up for e-mail updates to keep abreast of current news.
Please feel free to contact me by email, or by phone. My office at the State Capitol is always available to you. Also, be sure to stop by and say hello if you are in the capitol area. Bridgeport has many challenges, but with your interest and input into the process, we can work toward a better tomorrow.
Current News & Issues
SHOP SALES TAX-FREE
This coming week (Aug 16-22) many items of clothing and footwear can be purchased sales tax-free. READ MORE
CAR TAX SAVINGS HEADED FOR BRIDGEPORT RESIDENTS
Bridgeport residents will see a significant savings on their car taxes with the implementation of a provision in the recently passed budget. READ MORE
BRIDGEPORT'S STEELPOINTE PROJECT GETS MAJOR BOOST
Funding will help transform a valuable parcel of land for the benefit of Bridgeport, its residents and the entire region. READ MORE
NIGHTTIME BRIDGE MAINTENANCE, I-95, NORTHBOUND AND SOUTHBOUND IN BRIDGEPORT
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a nighttime bridge maintenance project will be performed on Route 8, Northbound in Bridgeport. READ MORE
STALLWORTH ATTENDS FORUM ON POLICE AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS
Legislators attended a Forum on Police and Community Relations in the Public Safety Committee with invited members of law enforcement where they discussed ways to improve police-community relations. READ MORE
FREE PUBLIC DENTAL CLINIC "MISSION OF MERCY" (CTMOM) TO BE HOSTED IN DANBURY CONNECTICUT
Connecticut residents that lack dental coverage are invited to attend Connecticut’s Mission of Mercy free dental clinic at the O’Neil Center at Western Connecticut State University’s West Side Campus Friday-Saturday, March 20-21st starting at 6 a.m. READ MORE
STUDENT LOAN BILL OF RIGHTS
I joined with State Representatives Matt Lesser, Roberta Willis, House Leadership as well as many legislators and advocates in support of HB 6915, An Act Concerning A Student Loan Bill of Rights. The bill would establish a student loan ombudsman to regulate student loan servicers and assist students, graduates, and parents navigate the student loan process. 64 percent of graduates in Connecticut have student loan debt, graduating with an average debt of $30,191.