Rep. Porter Named Chair of Labor and Public Employees Committee

January 11, 2017

Rep. Porter has been appointed Chair of the Labor and Public Employees Committee for the 2017-2019 term by Democratic leaders, Speaker of the House Joe Aresimowicz (D-30) and Majority Leader Matthew Ritter (D-1.)

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November 4, 2016

I am humbled and honored to receive recognition from the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence, an organization that continuously strives to end domestic violence and protect its victims.

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TRO Bill To Take Effect October 1

September 30, 2016

Beginning October 1st, individuals who have been notified that they are subject to a court-ordered temporary restraining order will no longer be able to possess firearms or ammunition during the days leading up to their hearing.

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Bill To Protect Women Against Violence Passes in Committee

March 28, 2016

HB 5623, a bill that protects victims of domestic violence by prohibiting possession of firearms by anyone who becomes subject to a temporary restraining order upon notice of being served, was approved in Judiciary Committee today.

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