GOP Budget Dismantles Election Reforms

September 20, 2017

Rep. Matthew Lesser, many of his colleagues and leaders of good government advocacy groups urged the public Tuesday to contact their legislators and implore them to reject proposals in the Republican budget that would dismantle the state’s Citizens Election Program.

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Uniting against hate, bigotry and violence

August 17, 2017

In the wake of last weekend’s events in Charlottesville, Virginia, we are left with far too many questions and not enough answers. While Connecticut is roughly 450 miles removed from Charlottesville, Virginia, I find myself asking “Could it happen here?” And if so, what can we do to mitigate the effects of such a hateful demonstration? I believe that by uniting together, we can minimize the chances of hate, bigotry and violence from occurring by taking pride in our state and by educating residents on Connecticut’s hate crime laws.

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Pretrial Bail Reform Takes Effect

July 10, 2017

I'm pleased that legislation I supported to make our justice system fairer for all went into effect recently.

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Standing For Police Reform Efforts

June 6, 2017

Today I stood with many of my colleagues in support of House Bill 6663, which ultimately was not approved by the House of Representatives.

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