National Work Zone Awareness Week

April 9, 2019

This week is National Work Zone Awareness Week and I wanted to remind everyone to "Obey the Orange." Department of Transportation studies found that the top reason why cars crashed in work zones is because vehicles follow too closely.


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Tackling Prescription Drug Costs

April 1, 2019

Connecticut residents have expressed their frustration at the effects of rising prescription drug costs, so we heard your concerns and proposed HB 7174.

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Human Services Committee Moves Forward on Nursing Home Staffing Bill

March 27, 2019

Late Tuesday morning, the legislature’s Human Services Committee unanimously voted to move legislation increasing minimum staffing levels in Connecticut nursing homes from 1.9 hours per patient to 2.3 hours per patient for a vote in the General Assembly.

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A Paid Family Medical Leave Program in Connecticut

February 19, 2019

Last week, the state took its first step in potentially introducing a Paid Family Medical Leave program. House Bill 5003, An Act Implementing a Paid Family Medical Leave Program, came before the Labor and Public Employee Committee for a Public Hearing.

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