Minimum Wage Increase Signed into Law

May 29, 2019

Hard-working families in Connecticut got a boost today with Gov. Lamont signing legislation to increase the state’s minimum wage. I believe anyone working a full-time job should earn enough to support themselves and their family. This legislation is a step in the right direction.

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House OKs Requiring High School Courses On Black, Puerto Rican, Latino Histories

May 23, 2019

The House of Representatives approved legislation for including African-American, Puerto Rican and Latino studies in the public high school curriculum.

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Progressive Caucus Initiatives

May 21, 2019

I was pleased to join with my colleagues in the Progressive Democratic Caucus at a press conference to talk about our priorities. The Progressive Caucus supports many of the issues I hold dear and works to promote legislation and measures that help address the socioeconomic issues that disproportionately affect our neighborhoods.

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E-Cigarettes and Vaping Bill Passed

May 20, 2019

House passes HB 7200, which would prohibit the sale of cigarettes, tobacco products, electronic nicotine delivery systems, and vapor products to persons under twenty-one.

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