CURRENT NEWS

On George Floyd and Policing in Connecticut

June 1, 2020

As I reflect on the horrible reality of George Floyd being murdered by a police officer in broad daylight, I recall use of force incidents by police officers in our own City and State. These past few days, I have been asked by many folks what we as a state have done and can do in response.

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Nominate a Community Hero!

April 10, 2020

I am launching an effort with my colleagues in the House of Representatives to honor our friends and neighbors who are going above and beyond.

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What's Being Done In Black Rock Harbor

October 19, 2019

Many of you have reached out regarding the overflow of sewage into Black Rock Harbor. The harbor is one of our greatest natural resources. I share the concern about our water quality. My staff and I have been briefed by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and I’d like to explain a little further what’s been occurring on our city’s shoreline.

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Grocery Tax? We Did Not Vote For That

September 20, 2019

The Department of Revenue Services misinterpreted language in the budget we passed and put an overly broad tax on many grocery items not previously taxed. We never intended to expand the tax that broadly. But after discussions with Governor Lamont, we succeeded in getting DRS to rescind this policy, and now the tax will reflect our actual intentions.

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