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Helping Bridgeport become a recognized 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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Stafstrom leads passage of bill that would help restore public trust in law enforcement

May 30, 2017

House Bill 7308 would allow municipalities, including Bridgeport, to tap into a $9 million reserve of state funding to purchase body cameras and dashboard cameras for police cruisers. The legislation now heads to the Senate for further consideration.

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Fighting Human Trafficking

May 17, 2017

State Rep. Steve Stafstrom, vice chairman of the Judiciary Committee, led House passage of House Bill 7309, which aims to combat human trafficking through increased penalties, training and awareness.

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Democrats release updated budget proposal

May 16, 2017

This week, the Governor and the respective legislative caucuses released proposals for a balanced budget. The legislative Democratic proposal contains significant restructuring to make state government more efficient while protecting investments in workforce training and business growth. Our proposal does not increase the state sales tax, personal income tax or corporation taxes.

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