Supported Healthcare and Veterans Related Bills Today

April 17, 2019

The Connecticut House of Representatives was in session today and I want to highlight two important bills that I am happy to share the House passed. 

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Co-Sponsored Legislation Receives Bipartisan Support

March 30, 2019

I co-sponsored legislation that was passed by the Joint Committee on Labor and Public Employees Committee. HB 6508, An Act Concerning Investment in the Construction Job Workforce for Low-Income Residents, will be voted by the House this session.

The bill aims to create a construction job career path for low-income residents and ensure successful employment through state hiring requirements in state construction contracts.

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The Black and Puerto Rican Caucus Announces Public Forum and Scholarship

February 5, 2019

Join leaders of the legislature's Black and Puerto Rican Caucus for a public input and spread the word about Representative Wilfred X. “Spike” Johnson Scholarship Fund.

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Senate and House Democrats Announce 2019 Legislative Priorities

February 4, 2019

Today, Democrats in the Connecticut General Assembly announced joint priorities for the 2019 legislative session. The legislative package focuses on establishing a paid family and medical leave program, raising the minimum wage, investing in job training and the state’s workforce pipeline, supporting small businesses, making prescription drugs more affordable, creating a Green New Deal for Connecticut and increasing access to the ballot box.

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