Testifying on Labeling Opiate Perscriptions Bill

February 17, 2017

I testified in favor of HB 5732, An Act Concerning the Labeling of Prescription Drug Containers Containing Opiates.

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Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

January 18, 2017

Opioid related overdoses and deaths are in the headlines far too often. We are in the midst of a public health crisis that impacts families across the state. I would like to inform you about Community Speaks Out, an organization I co-founded to walk families through the process of getting addicted-family members into treatment through assistance, support and addiction prevention.

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Joe de la Cruz Named Vice-Chair of Insurance & Real State Committee

January 9, 2017

Rep. de la Cruz was tapped as Vice-Chair of the Insurance & Real State Committee, and member of the Housing and the Public Health Committees.

“I look forward to the work ahead of us this legislative session,” Rep. de la Cruz said. “I am focused on working as hard to make a difference in the lives of Connecticut residents by engaging in conversations that will help us make a positive impact in the communities we represent.”

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Rep. Joe de la Cruz Sworn-In to serve Groton & New London

January 9, 2017

Rep. Joe de la Cruz (D-Groton/New London) was sworn in as a State Representative Wednesday during the opening day ceremony of the 2017 Legislative Session at the State Capitol in Hartford.

“I am excited to start my job as a state representative and help find solutions to pressing issues that affect our local communities,” Rep. de la Cruz said. “Moving our state forward and representing the best interests of those I serve is my top priority and I am eagerly looking forward to the next few months.” 

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