2019 Legislative Items

June 27, 2019

The General Assembly’s regular session ended June 5th with a balanced budget and other significant legislation. I’d like to highlight some of the issues we addressed in the new state budget and other impactful legislation.

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Minority Teacher Recruitment Legislation

June 4, 2019

I am pleased to report the House passed legislation that will facilitate minority teacher recruitment and retention across the state.


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PTSD Services For First Responders

June 3, 2019

I am pleased to report that the House of Representatives has taken decisive action to provide assistance to police officers, firefighters, and parole officers – who put their lives on the line for our communities every day.

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Promoting Humane Law Enforcement

June 1, 2019

Connecticut municipal law enforcement should not be tasked with the job of enforcing immigration laws. We must not allow hard-working residents, undocumented or not, to be afraid of law enforcement – this makes them an easy target for crimes, exploitation and abuse by authorities. I was pleased to work with my colleagues in passing this important legislation.

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