CURRENT NEWS

Critical Vets Bill Passed Out of Committee, and more

April 5, 2024

So happy to share a priority bill HB5491 for Myself, Rep Hubert Delany, Senator Cathy Osten and many of our colleagues that we've talked the most with Veterans as we traveled the State has made it out of the Finance Committee this week. Thank you to the Finance Committee, along with advocates and supporters that helped get the bill close to fruition. Please continue to request support

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Climate Bill, Union Contract, and more

March 28, 2024

Congratulations to all the union members of SEIU 1199NE for the passage of the PCA contract today that I had the great opportunityto support. Today should be considered a great victory and the beginning of a path for hopefully the start of liveable and sustainable wages for all. Today home care PCA services in Connecticut. Thank you to all PCA's for the support of elderly and disabled individuals to live independently at home.

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New London Students Testify, Session Update, and more

March 22, 2024

I was so happy to hear and see City of New London, Connecticut Youth come to the Legislative Office Building and testify in the Appropriations Committee Public Hearing on SB 50 Legislation in regards to An act concerning exclusion of aid to distressed municipalities from the spending cap. They did an amazing job advocating for themselves, peers and staff in the Schools.

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Early Voting, Public Hearings, and more

March 15, 2024

Early voting options are now available thanks to the work of the Connecticut General Assembly last session, and later this month, voters in the state will take to the polls to vote in the 2024 presidential primary.

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Funding for the Lyman Allyn Park

March 12, 2024

This morning, the Community Investment Fund 2030's Board approved over $1.62 million for the completion of the Lyman Allyn Park - a 12-acre urban park with lighted walkways, sculpture gardens, an event stage, a water feature, and green spaces.

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Weekly Updates & Local Happenings

March 8, 2024

This year the 100% Disabled Veteran's Tax Exempt bill will be taken up in Finance Committee, I hope to see, have and help Veterans, Family Members and Advocates come out in support when the bill is heard during the Finance Committee meeting.

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Weekly Updates & Local Happenings

March 1, 2024

I was honored to be part of an amazing panel discussion to celebrate Black History Month at New London High School Multi-Magnet Campus we talked about what Black history meant to us, who are important Black History Heroes, and other exciting topics. We then broke up into discussion groups to share life experiences Thank you, to Kevin Booker, Jr. - New London Parking Authority Commissioner Principal Bryan Mayhon for this great event.

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Weekly Updates & Local Happenings

February 23, 2024

Clip of the recent Appropriations Meeting in Hartford. I was able to ask questions of concerns in regards to Education funding and share an opinion on how we look at the issues & emergencies of our residents. How and if we're able to re-evaluate the guard rails and/or volatility cap in order to share more of our surplus to help with the priorities like housing issues, education, homelessness etc etc.

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