CURRENT NEWS

Paid Sick Leave Signed Into Law

May 28, 2024

As co-chair of the Labor and Public Employees Committee, I am pleased to report that Governor Ned Lamont has signed the paid leave legislation we passed this session!

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Property tax Exemption for Veterans Passes House

May 1, 2024

Veterans put their lives on the line for our country and, as a small way to say “thank you for your service,” the House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill that would support Veterans who have been disabled during service.

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House Approves Paid Time Off

April 26, 2024

As House Chair of the Labor Committee, I ushered House Bill 5005 through the House of Representatives to allow for the accrual of paid leave, up to 40 hours each year, for those working at least 120 days annually. Businesses that already offer paid time off are exempt.

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Controlling Street Takeovers

April 18, 2024

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, street takeovers have become a national issue, including here in Connecticut. This cannot become the new normal. These takeovers by the illegal use of all-terrain and other types of vehicles, pose a significant threat to public safety, endangering participants, innocent bystanders, and law enforcement officials.

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Celebrating Women's History Month

March 13, 2024

March is Women’s History Month, a time dedicated to honoring the vital role women have played in American history. It’s also a time to celebrate their achievements and learn more about their contributions.

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