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Danbury's Job Growth Continues Rising

Rep. David Arconti (D-Danbury), Rep. Tom Delnicki (R-South Windsor), Rep. Michelle Cook (D-Torrington), Rep. Tim Ackert (R- Columbia, Coventry, Tolland, Vernon) and I during a May press conference speaking in support of legislation to expand the state's use of renewable energy.


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Danbury's Job Growth Continues Rising

July 20, 2018

Connecticut’s economy is seeing significant improvement with jobs being added to the workforce and unemployment at an historic low. According to the state Department of Labor, more than 6,000 jobs were created in June and the Governor reports Connecticut has added more than 12,000 jobs in two months. Private sector employment now stands at more than 111 percent, fully recovering from pre-recession levels.

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Downtown Transit Oriented Development Project

June 27, 2018

I am pleased to report the approval of funding for transit-oriented development in downtown through a $2 million grant to design and construct downtown sidewalk and streetscape infrastructure improvements along pedestrian routes near the Danbury Train Station.

My dad was a railroad brakeman and his dad was a railroad engineer. To see development around the railroad station makes me remember their lives and legacies. Like me, they would be delighted to see this economic development near the train station, and the jobs and opportunities that come with it.

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The Challenge of Economic Reform

May 11, 2018

I sat down with journalist Dan Haar to discuss why Connecticut struggles to make dramatic economic reforms.

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Legislature Requires Drug Pricing Transparency

May 9, 2018

We passed legislation to address the alarming increase in prescription drug prices.

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