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Statement On Resignation Of Director Of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

November 16, 2017

Rep. Matthew Lesser (D-Middletown), House chair of the legislature’s Banking Committee, issued a statement Thursday on Richard Cordray’s resignation as director of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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Good News: Care 4 Kids Back In Business

November 9, 2017

Some good news: Care 4 Kids, Connecticut’s primary child-care support program, has been reopened, and eligible families on the wait list can now begin to enroll.

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Lesser Calls For Ban On Gun Bump Stocks

October 4, 2017

Rep. Matthew Lesser is urging his colleagues in the Connecticut General Assembly to plug a big loophole in gun-control laws and ban so-called bump stocks, which turn semiautomatic guns into automatic killing machines. Bump stocks were used in the Las Vegas massacre.

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Protecting Against Student-Debt Abuses

October 2, 2017

Thanks to the efforts of Rep. Matthew Lesser, the House chair of the legislature's Banking Committee, Connecticut is at the forefront of states that have taken action to protect people from student-loan servicing companies that have taken advantage of indebted students.

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