State Representative David Michel on Banning Plastic Bags

February 14, 2019

Saturday, Rep. David Michel joined State Representative Jonathan Steinberg of the 136th Assembly District and State Senator Will Haskell of the 26th Senate District as well as several other legislators and environmentalists to discuss a state-wide plastic bag ban.

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Supporting Newington Rail

February 13, 2019

I testified today with Newington Town Mayor Roy Zartarian and Representative Kerry Wood (D-Newington, Rocky Hill, Wethersfield) in the Transportation Committee in favor of the development of a new commuter rail station in the town of Newington.

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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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