Holocaust Bill Passes the House

May 8, 2018

After an emotional discussion, I voted in favor of SB 452, An Act Concerning the Inclusion of Holocaust and Genocide Education and Awareness in the Social Studies Curriculum. History will repeat itself if young people fail to learn the horrors of the past. Here are my remarks on the House Floor:

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House Passes Pay Equity

April 24, 2018

The House of Representatives took a step toward closing the gender wage gap and ensuring women earn equal pay for equal work.

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Safe Havens Awareness

April 6, 2018

For most parents, the anticipated arrival of their infant children is a joyous and exciting time. But, unfortunately, there are also rare instances where infants have been abandoned, and sometimes left to die. I support a bill passed out of committee this session, HB 5446, which contains language that would require education about the law in public high school health curriculum.

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SB 415 Is Bad for Wallingford

March 29, 2018

I am actively fighting against a proposal that, if passed, would be detrimental to Wallingford’s wastewater upgrade plans.

SB 415, An Act Concerning Grants For Combined Sewer Projects, currently in the legislature’s Finance, Revenue & Bonding Committee, would take away millions of dollars in funding from various towns including Wallingford, Southington, Plainville and seven other towns if the Hartford area combined sewer overflows (CSOs) project grant funding is increased from 50% to 80%.

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Mushinsky Pushes For Agency Accountability

March 6, 2018

Advocating for more government transparency and accountability, I testified in support of three proposals before the legislature’s Government Administration and Elections Committee (GAE) that would restore governmental oversight.

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Passport To Parks Program

February 14, 2018

I am pleased to announce the launching of Passport to Parks Program, a new initiative that will support services at our local state parks while allowing free access to Connecticut residents and their families.

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Mushinsky Recognized for Protecting Environment

December 29, 2017

Rep. Mary Mushinsky was recognized, along with Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr., as Environmental Champions by the Citizens Campaign for the Environment, for their dedicated leadership on advancing the protection of Connecticut's Health & Environment.

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