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D'Agostino leads House passage of homecare workers contract amendment

March 21, 2018

State Rep. Mike D'Agostino led House passage of a contract amendment that will raise wages, provide workers' compensation and increase funding for training and orientation programs for approximately 8,500 personal care attendants. In a 127-16 vote with eight abstentions, the contract amendment was passed by the state House of Representatives on March 21. Read more about the legislature's approval of the contract in the March 21, 2018 edition of The Hartford Courant.

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General Law Committee holds public hearing on the regulation of marijuana

March 16, 2018

The legislature's General Law Committee recently held a public hearing on House Bill 5458, "An Act Concerning the Regulation of the Retail Sale of Marijuana. Read more about the committee's public hearing in the March 15, 2018 edition of The Hartford Courant.

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Lawmakers urge support for the regulation of recreational marijuana

March 15, 2018

State Rep. Mike D'Agostino urges support for House Bill 5458, "An Act Concerning the Regulation of the Retail Sale of Marijuana," during a press conference on March 15. The proposed legislation outlines the definitions necessary for the legal cultivation, distribution, retail sales and consumer use of marijuana.

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D'Agostino defends the right to organize during labor rally

February 27, 2018

State Rep. Mike D'Agostino joined local union workers during a rally to defend the right to collectively bargain.

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