CURRENT NEWS

Historic Budget Approved by General Assembly

May 17, 2022
After months of negotiation and hearing input from residents across our state, the Connecticut General Assembly's two houses (the House of Representatives and the Senate) approved the $24 billion state budget which provides historic tax relief for working families and makes vital investments in our municipalities, non-profits, child care providers, and more.
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More Progress on the Environment!

May 3, 2022
After four years of debate, three public hearings, hundreds of pieces of testimony, and days of negotiating, the bill to require the teaching of climate change in all Connecticut public schools will, at long last, become law. 
 
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2022 Constituent Survey

April 22, 2022

Sound public policy cannot be made in a vacuum, so getting ideas and criticism from residents is a necessary part of the legislative process. That’s why earlier this spring I sent a survey to all my constituents in the 36th General Assembly District. More than 100 people responded (both online and through the mail) and I want to express my deep appreciation for this wonderful show of civic engagement.

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Bills Passing out of the Environment Committee

March 29, 2022

Having concluded the phase of the Legislative Session in which we hold public hearings, committees are now voting to pass bills out of committee for consideration on the full floor of the House or Senate (depending on where the bill emanated from originally).

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Bills Moving Through the House

March 18, 2022
Last night, the House passed three key bills. We are now at that point in this short legislative session where bills that have been voted out of individual committees are beginning to "hit" the House (and Senate) floor to be voted on by the full Assembly. In the coming weeks, in this newsletter, I'll highlight some of the more significant ones and explain why I voted the way I did. 
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