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Passage Of The State Budget

June 11, 2021

The 2021 Regular Legislative Session has come to an end, and I couldn’t be prouder of the work we have been able to accomplish as we all learned new and unprecedented ways to stay connected with each of you. This session, we passed a $46.4 billion biennium budget with a $2.3 billion surplus that is strong on taxes, offers relief from the ravages of COVID-19, helps jumpstart our economy, and invests in our cities and towns, nonprofits and working families.

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Historic Investment In Equity

June 11, 2021

I was so proud to work with Speaker Matt Ritter and my colleagues on the Black and Puerto Rican Caucus to develop the Community Investment Fund 2030, a 10 year/ $2.5 billion-plus investment in historically underserved and marginalized communities.

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SB 1 Passes the House!

June 3, 2021

The House sent a powerful piece of legislation to the Governor’s desk. S.B. 1 declares that racism is a public health crisis in our state.

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Online Gaming Takes A Step Forward

May 21, 2021

I am pleased to announce the recently passed legislation that brings the state a step forward in online sports wagering. While the legislation still has some hurdles to overcome, Connecticut has the potential to join other states that have passed similar measures.

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Zoning Reform - Facts vs Fiction

May 21, 2021

I am pleased to report House passage of legislation that will add clarity, transparency and consistency to the state zoning statutes, so towns and cities have more certainty and guidance in developing and enforcing local zoning regulations.

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Supporting Connecticut's Veterans

May 19, 2021

Connecticut House Democrats are dedicated to fighting for those who fought for our country. During the 2021 legislative session, House Democrats have introduced and passed a number of bills which focus on supporting veterans and active members of the military, as well as their families.

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A Productive Session

May 14, 2021

I am pleased to have been able to join with colleagues to move important legislation forward last session. Here I highlight items that I supported and were passed out of the House of Representatives.

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Red Flag Law

May 14, 2021

Connecticut enacted our country’s first “Red Flag” law in 1999 following a devastating mass shooting at the Connecticut Lottery.

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