Environmental Champion By CTLCV

October 16, 2017

State Representative Jonathan Steinberg has been recognized by the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) for his support of environmental legislation during the 2017 legislative session and for his leadership on water planning and renewable energy.

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Working Towards A Consensus Budget

September 22, 2017

The Legislature recently passed a budget. The Republican-generated budget passed because it garnered a handful of Democrat votes in both chambers, although it’s a “bi-partisan” budget in name only.

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Addressing Opioid Addiction

May 31, 2017

The opioid epidemic is a scourge, touching families in every town and city, across race, gender or socio-economic background. I'm particularly gratified that this legislation reflects a truly bi-partisan effort and involved experts across the spectrum. I believe it will bring real progress to end this crisis.

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Prohibiting Fracking Waste In Connecticut

May 9, 2017

I spoke in favor of House Bill 6329, An Act concerning a hydraulic fracturing waste ban in Connecticut. No fracking waste currently moves into or is stored in the state because of a moratorium I helped institute a few years ago when we feared New York State might join Pennsylvania in allowing fracking. The moratorium is due to expire shortly and it seems time to institute a full ban -- particularly when so many Connecticut municipalities are in the process of banning fracking waste themselves.

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