Passing Legislation to Protect our Children Among Other Bills

May 21, 2019

The House of Representatives pass HB 7250 among other important bills.

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Bill Concerning Creation of Land Bank Authorities Passes

May 20, 2019

House of Representatives passes HB 7277, An Act Concerning the Creation of Land Bank Authorities.

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House OKs Minimum Pay Increase Bill

May 17, 2019

Hourly minimum-pay employees are moving closer to a living wage. The House has approved House Bill 5004 to increase the minimum wage incrementally to $15 in 2023. The last time the minimum was increased was in 2017 and our families need to have a chance. No one who works full-time should have to live in poverty.

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House Passes Offshore Wind Bill

May 14, 2019

The House of Representatives gave its approval today, to a renewable energy measure expected to position the state as a leader in green technology. The legislation, HB 7156, An Act Concerning The Procurement Of Energy Derived From Offshore Wind, would authorize the procurement of energy derived from offshore wind and ultimately transform the state’s net zero carbon energy portfolio into a new maritime industry.

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