Testimony on Environment Committee Bill

February 24, 2017

Today I testified in favor of HB 6313, which would establish a tax for single-use carry out plastic and paper bags. The funds from such tax would be used for environmental purposes and encourage consumers to use reusable bags.

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State Rep. Mike D'Agostino Testifies on Tree Removal Bill

February 10, 2017

I just testified at the Environment Committee's public hearing on a bill (HB 6123) that I co-introduced to help control the tree removal work that the state Department of Transportation (DOT) has been doing on our state highways.

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Duck Day in Eastford

February 2, 2017

This morning, I attended “Duck Day” in Eastford, where Scramble the Duck predicted six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow.

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Legislative Forum With The League of Women Voters

January 23, 2017

Over the weekend I joined other area legislators, including  Representative Robyn Porter and Representative Josh Elliott at a public forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Hamden and North Haven. During the forum we discussed education funding, the state budget, preserving our tree canopy and teacher retirement benefits. I was a great discussion.  I always enjoy hearing the thoughtful ideas of my constituents.

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