NB Community Helps PR Hurricane Victims

September 11, 2017

I am pleased and grateful to New Britain’s wonderful community for joining us during the Puerto Rican Social & Cultural Festival to help raise funds for our Puerto Rican brothers and sisters who were hit by Hurricane Irma.

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Victims of Hurricane Harvey Need Our Help

August 30, 2017

Victims of Harvey need our help! Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced that the State has deployed a C-130H cargo plane and eight Airmen from the 103rd Airlift Wing of the Connecticut National Guard to help with Hurricane Harvey response and recovery efforts in Texas.

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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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