Co-Sponsored Legislation Receives Bipartisan Support

March 30, 2019

I co-sponsored legislation that was passed by the Joint Committee on Labor and Public Employees Committee. HB 6508, An Act Concerning Investment in the Construction Job Workforce for Low-Income Residents, will be voted by the House this session.

The bill aims to create a construction job career path for low-income residents and ensure successful employment through state hiring requirements in state construction contracts.

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My Votes on Cannabis-related Bills

March 25, 2019

I started this busy legislative week by voting on two cannabis related bills in the General Law Committee.

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Raising the Minimum Wage

March 22, 2019

Recently the state took another step closer to a $15 minimum wage after the legislature’s Labor and Public Employees Committee moved three bills concerning a minimum wage increase out of committee.

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Increasing the Minimum Wage

March 4, 2019

Our legislative priority for this session is to make sure that workers are paid a living wage so that no one who works full time lives in poverty.

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