CURRENT NEWS

Bridgeport To Become Leader In Renewable Energy

June 6, 2017

Legislation that will pave the way for Bridgeport to become a national model for the reuse of waste heat passed out of the House of Representatives Tuesday in a 100-51 vote. House Bill 6304 seeks to establish a pilot program in Bridgeport to test-drive thermal district heating technology.

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Pushing for police accountability

June 6, 2017

After recent high-profile incidents in Connecticut, I joined my colleagues in support of House Bill 6663, which aims to establish meaningful accountability for police officers who use excessive force.

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House passes bill to help restore public trust in law enforcement

May 31, 2017

I am pleased the house passed a bill that will allow cities and towns, including Bridgeport, to tap into a $9 million reserve of state funding to purchase body cameras and dashboard cameras for police cruisers. House Bill 7308 would establish a task force to review the use of police body cameras and expands access to funding for its purchase.

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Lawmakers Applaud House Passage of Tree Removal Bill

May 11, 2017

I am pleased that an environment-friendly bill providing clarity on regulations governing the removal of trees on municipal properties passed the House of Representatives. This measure prohibits activities such as cutting, painting or marking trees, shrubs, rocks or any other natural objects on municipal property unless appropriate authorization is obtained in addition to posting notices of work to be performed in the area.

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