I was excited to be able to honor Gavin, a fifth-grader from North Stonington, for his good deed in rescuing a dog trapped in a hot car. When Gavin saw the animal suffering on a hot day in a Walmart parking lot, he spoke up and did something about it.
I recently wrote an op-ed for the Westerly Sun on how the legislature can begin to reign in the state budget. Tough decisions need to be made, but good data can ensure we're also making smart decisions.
Therapy dogs have many uses, and most recently that includes helping Olympic athletes handle the stress of competition. I'm working on legislation that will allow therapy dogs to help kids here in Connecticut.
I'm very excited that Davis-Standard, LLC, the leading manufacturer of extrusion machinery in the country, is expanding its primary facility at its headquarters in Pawcatuck. The expansion will create 30 new jobs over the next two years.