Peace & Unity Rally

August 28, 2017

Proud to stand with my colleagues, members of the legislature’s Black and Puerto Rican Caucus (BPRC), community activists, clergy members, and state and local officials, at a Peace & Unity Rally speaking against hateful and bigoted speech.

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Recreational Marijuana House Floor Debate

June 7, 2017

I joined my colleagues in the house for a debate on whether to legalize recreational marijuana in Connecticut. I spoke in strong support, as I have in the past because this is the first step in de-escalating the war on drugs that we are not winning.

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Hartford Day at the Capitol!

May 31, 2017

Proud to join our Majority Leader Rep. Matt Ritter, my Hartford legislative delegation colleagues, Hartford's Mayor Luke Bronin, Governor Malloy and many other local and state officials celebrating Hartford's Day a the State Capitol.

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It is time to raise the state’s minimum wage

April 27, 2017

Today, I held a press conference with my colleagues and advocates on why I believe the time is now to raise the minimum wage. I am proud to stand in strong support of HB 6208, on behalf of Connecticut workers who are struggling to make ends meet in minimum wage jobs.

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