A Green New Deal for Connecticut

February 21, 2019

The state took its first step in potentially introducing a Green New Deal to invest in renewable energy and green technology. House Bill 5002, An Act Concerning the Development of a Green New Deal, came before the Energy and Technology Committee for a Public Hearing.

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Rep. Michel on Progressive Caucus Priorities

February 14, 2019

The Progressive Caucus held its "Love Note to CT" to discuss our top legislative priorities concerning the environment, social justice, health care, education and many more.

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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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