Against A Judicial Nomination

April 25, 2016

I addressed my colleagues in the House in opposing a judicial nomination, something that is not common, but an issue I considered important.

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Riley Promotes Safe Havens Awareness

April 4, 2016

Representative Emmett D. Riley joins his legislative colleagues and staff at the William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich to highlight and promote Connecticut’s Safe Havens law, which gives a new mother an option to do the right thing and give her child the appropriate care that they need, if the parent cannot provide it.

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Riley Seeks To Protect Women, Children

March 14, 2016

Rep. Emmett D. Riley joins other legislators and advocates to call for passage of a bill to protect victims of domestic violence by prohibiting possession of firearms by anyone who becomes subject to a temporary restraining order upon notice of being served. The bill also seeks to combat sexual exploitation and human trafficking.

A new study shows that 86 percent of state voters support closing a loophole in Connecticut law that allows gun and ammunition purchases by people served with temporary restraining orders.

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Joe Gresko Takes Oath Of Office

February 3, 2016

Joe Gresko takes the oath of office on the first day of the 2016 legislative session and is appointed to three major committees: Environment, Judiciary and Energy and Technology.

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