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House Passes Police Accountability Bill

June 5, 2019

Led by Rep. Steve Stafstrom, Judiciary Committee co-chair, the House passed a bill to Gov. Ned Lamont’s desk that requires law enforcement to change the way they publicly release information after use-of-force incidents and prohibits police officers from firing into fleeing vehicles.

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CT Budget Bill Is Responsible And Stable

June 4, 2019

The House passed a budget that is responsible, stable and funds the Rainy Day Fund at historic levels. With significant investments in education, job growth, and economic development throughout the state, the budget holds the line on spending.

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Lamont Gets Paid Family Medical Leave Bill

May 31, 2019

Today is a great day for Connecticut. After many hours of debate over the Paid Family Medical Leave Act (PFMLA) legislation, my colleagues and I were able to pass the bill, which the Senate had already approved. The bill now goes to the governor for his expected signature next month.

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Legislature Passes Trust Act Bill To Lamont For Protecting Undocumented Immigrants

May 30, 2019

In 2013 legislators approved the Trust Act, setting conditions for state and local law enforcement authorities for voluntarily cooperating with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials seeking to detain and deport undocumented immigrants. Since then we've discovered loopholes and other problems in the law and this year passed a bill striking an important balance.

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