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Visit at the Lyman Allyn Museum

Rep. Urban and Development Director Vera Harsh in the kid's art room


Visit at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum

August 31, 2016

Today I had the pleasure of visiting the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London. Lyman Allyn prides itself on providing arts education to children, and assists with the costs of field trips to the museum for local schools.

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Rep. Urban with Gavin of North Stonington

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North Stonington Fifth-Grader Rescues Dog

August 26, 2016

I was excited to be able to honor Gavin, a fifth-grader from North Stonington, for his good deed in rescuing a dog trapped in a hot car. When Gavin saw the animal suffering on a hot day in a Walmart parking lot, he spoke up and did something about it.

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How to tackle the state budget

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Using Data to Solve the Deficit

August 10, 2016

I recently wrote an op-ed for the Westerly Sun on how the legislature can begin to reign in the state budget. Tough decisions need to be made, but good data can ensure we're also making smart decisions.

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Therapy Dogs Help Olympians

July 29, 2016

Therapy dogs have many uses, and most recently that includes helping Olympic athletes handle the stress of competition. I'm working on legislation that will allow therapy dogs to help kids here in Connecticut.

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