CURRENT NEWS

House to Act on Expanding Voter Access

May 6, 2021

Speaker of the House Matt Ritter announced that the House of Representatives will be acting on legislation that sets the stage to allow for early voting and no-excuse absentee ballots in Connecticut in order to increase voter participation in our elections.

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Rep. Rojas Hails Committee Passage of Fair Housing, Zoning Proposals

March 31, 2021

"Housing policy is central to growing our economy as we continue to recover from the impact of the pandemic. The debate around housing policy is also central to the larger discussion we are having about equity and racial justice. We have a choice – we can continue the politics that defined the past several decades, or we can engage each other to develop solutions that address the legacy of morally bankrupt policies that perpetuate racial and economic segregation."

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Stop Asian Hate

March 19, 2021

Violence against Asians has skyrocketed over the past year. I stand in solidarity with the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community as we call for an end to hate.

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Rojas Advocates for Amendments to State Zoning Codes

March 14, 2021

"Zoning and land use have prevented the development of diverse communities. As legislators, we have a choice – we can continue the politics that defined the past several decades, or we can engage each other to develop solutions that address the cost of housing and the legacy of morally bankrupt policies that perpetuate racial and economic segregation," said House Majority Leader Jason Rojas (D – East Hartford, Manchester).

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