Lesser Leading National Fight In Crackdown Of Companies Collecting Student Loans

March 2, 2018

Amid reports Education Secretary Betsy DeVos wants to undermine state laws regulating companies that collect student loans, Rep. Matthew Lesser is at the forefront of efforts across the country to stop her. Read this news story. Leading the passage of Connecticut's law, Representative Lesser kicked off a movement to regulate students loans.

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New Trump Regulation Is Unfair To Workers

February 22, 2018

When you leave a tip at a bar or restaurant, does it actually go to the person you tipped? The Trump Administration’s Department of Labor wants to change the rules to allow businesses to take the tips that service workers like waiters and waitresses earn and give them to other employees. I think that’s unfair.

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Democratic Values Agenda

February 6, 2018

House and Senate Democrats unveil the Democratic Values Agenda for the 2018 legislative session.

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CT must act to blunt harm of tax reform

December 31, 2017

In an op-ed published by The Hartford Courant, state Rep. Matthew Lesser said while Connecticut residents will bear the brunt of President Trump's new tax bill, there are steps legislators can take to protect state residents.

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