Refi CT Talk with Torrington Young Professionals

October 26, 2016

Rep. Michelle Cook and I spoke with members of the Young Professionals of Northwest Connecticut in Torrington about Connecticut's new student loan refinancing program.

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Banking Reforms Taking Effect Soon

September 16, 2016

Recently the Hartford Business Journal wrote a great article breaking down a major piece of Banking Committee legislation that we passed this session. I encourage you to give it a read and learn more about how Connecticut is both protecting consumers and expanding opportunities for businesses. 

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Arts Funding for Middletown Groups

September 14, 2016

Three Middletown arts groups have been awarded grants from the Department of Economic and Community Development’s Office of the Arts. Arts funding makes Middletown a more vibrant community.

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Rep. Lesser being honored as a 2016 Children's Champion


2016 Children's Champion

September 9, 2016

I was honored to be named a 2016 Children’s Champion by the members of the Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance (CECA). I joined members at a meeting of the Middlesex Coalition for Children in Middletown for the award presentation this week. 

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