CT Budget Bill Is Responsible And Stable

June 4, 2019

The House passed a budget that is responsible, stable and funds the Rainy Day Fund at historic levels. With significant investments in education, job growth, and economic development throughout the state, the budget holds the line on spending.

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Lamont Gets Paid Family Medical Leave Bill

May 31, 2019

Today is a great day for Connecticut. After many hours of debate over the Paid Family Medical Leave Act (PFMLA) legislation, my colleagues and I were able to pass the bill, which the Senate had already approved. The bill now goes to the governor for his expected signature next month.

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Legislature Passes Trust Act Bill To Lamont For Protecting Undocumented Immigrants

May 30, 2019

In 2013 legislators approved the Trust Act, setting conditions for state and local law enforcement authorities for voluntarily cooperating with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials seeking to detain and deport undocumented immigrants. Since then we've discovered loopholes and other problems in the law and this year passed a bill striking an important balance.

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Rep. Stafstrom watches the Senate pass legislation known as "Ethan's Law" with Mike (center) and Kristin Song, the parents of Ethan, a victim of an accidental shooting.

Stafstrom's Gun Violence Bills Go To Lamont

May 28, 2019

One of Rep. Steven Stafstrom's highest priorities was to write sensible, gun-safety legislation to help the people of Bridgeport and other communities feel safer when they step outside of their homes. Stafstrom authored three bills. The House and Senate have passed all three by strong, bipartisan votes.

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