Paderewski Park Upgrade

July 16, 2015

State Rep. Betty Boukus was on hand for a ribbon-cutting July 7 celebrating work that had been completed at Plainville’s Paderewski Park.

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Standing Up for Windham Hospital

July 9, 2015

Late last week, Sen. Mae Flexer, Rep. Susan Johnson and I held a press conference outside Windham Hospital alongside current and former hospital employees protesting Hartford Healthcare’s proposed service and position cuts at our own Windham Hospital.

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Enfield 4th Of July Committee On "Kiner's Community"

June 11, 2015

I was happy to host three members of the Enfield Fourth of July Celebration Committee on my cable access show, "Kiner's Community." I was joined by Committee President Earl Provencher, Assistant Chairman Mike Emmons and Marketing Director Greg Stokes.

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Legislature’s I/DD Caucus Unveils Goals For 2015 Session

March 6, 2015

In 2015, the General Assembly’s Intellectual and Developmentally Disabled (I/DD) Caucus unveiled its legislative priorities for the 2015 legislative session, seeking substantial changes in state funding and housing for intellectually and developmentally disabled state residents and their families.

The 60-member bipartisan and bicameral IDD Caucus today announced their support for legislation designed to:

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