Beneficial Legislation And Major Funding

May 17, 2017

I am very pleased with the work of the delegation on behalf of our Bridgeport constituents. Bridgeport received over $6 million for various projects including continuing renovations to Housatonic Community College, a grant for Southwest Community Health Center and improvements to our library. We also passed the mixed-martial arts and boxing bill that will help to bring events to the city, and the pension bill that will save us millions of dollars on pensions.

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Scanlon Leads House Passage Of Uber Bill

May 11, 2017

Representative Sean Scanlon, co-chairman of the Insurance and Real Estate Committee, led the House Thursday in passing legislation that would for the first time regulate ride-share companies in Connecticut and protect consumer interests and safety.

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Supporting Connecticut's Craft Beer Sector

April 7, 2017

Craft brewing is a growing industry in Connecticut and my proposal would help further grow these entrepreneurial small businesses and create jobs in our state. I am pleased that the House voted unanimously on this measure and I look forward to strong support in the Senate as well. This bill will give all craft brewers the opportunity to use Connecticut grown ingredients and advertise their beer as truly home grown.

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Op-Ed on HB 6012

March 29, 2017

HB 6012, An Act Concerning Consumer Protection in Eye Care, is before the Connecticut Legislature this session. The bill looks to amend general statues to require the implementation of various standards of care, mandates and protections before permitting a remote or in-person eye assessment using automated equipment or an application designed to be used on a telephone, computer, or Internet-based mobile device.

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