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If adopted, Republican budget would have devastating effects on Bridgeport

September 20, 2017

The Republicans' two-year budget is unbalanced, relies on unrealistic savings and contains significant cuts to higher education. Their spending package would also slash vital services and programs that our most vulnerable residents rely on. I stood in opposition to their budget proposal and voted "No" because not only does this spending plan hurt our most vulnerable residents, but it also contradicts Connecticut's fundamental values.

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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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Republican budget would have devastating effects on New Haven and Hamden

September 20, 2017

If the Republican budget that was narrowly passed in the state Senate and House of Representatives Sept. 16 is adopted, it would have devastating effects on New Haven and Hamden. The Republicans’ two-year $40.68 billion spending package decreases funding to municipalities that need it most and increases aid to affluent suburban towns.

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Opposing An Unbalanced Republican Budget

September 19, 2017

Early Saturday morning, I voted against a Republican budget proposal that moves our state in the wrong direction.

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