For over a month, many federal employees have been reporting to work and performing their duties - without pay. The government shutdown affects at least 1,500 Connecticut workers and they are struggling to pay their bills while they wait for their paychecks to resume.
The 2019 Legislative Session has officially started and I am honored to have been sworn in to serve another legislative term as the State Representative for New Britain’s 26th Assembly District.
For this session, I will continue to serve on the Energy & Technology Committee and on the Appropriations and Public Health Committees – and I will also work as Assistant Deputy Speaker.
The Connecticut Transportation Revenue Lockbox Amendment is on the ballot this year. Your responses to this constitutional amendment will determine whether to safeguard money solely for transportation related costs or use for other reasons.
Connecticut has just launched a new Text-to-911 capability as part of the state’s new Next Generation 9-1-1 Emergency Telecommunications System.
With much bipartisan support we passed legislation that allows pregnant women -- without health insurance -- a limited opportunity to enroll in a health plan that provides minimal coverage.