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What I'm fighting for

October 25, 2017

During the 2017 regular legislative session, state Rep. Josh Elliott fought to build a more progressive future for Connecticut by advocating for legislation that implements new revenue and allows the state to remain competitive with the likes of Massachusetts and New York. 

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Bipartisan Budget Approved

October 16, 2017

This afternoon, a bipartisan state budget ending Connecticut's fiscal crisis and restoring millions of dollars of cuts for Groton and New London, passed the House in a 126 to 23 vote.

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Fighting to protect the Citizens' Election Program

October 11, 2017

The Citizens' Election Program was implemented to control special interest money and give more people the opportunity to run for elected office. While some legislators are seeking to repeal it under recent budget proposals, state Rep. Robyn Porter said the CEP should remain intact to keep big special interest money out of Connecticut's elections.

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GOP fails to override governor's budget veto; now is the time for a bipartisan agreement

October 5, 2017

After the state House of Representatives met Oct. 3 to consider overriding the veto of the GOP-backed budget, the Republicans refused to call the question for a vote. Now, it is time for us to work together and compromise with the governor and the Republicans to reach a bipartisan agreement on a final budget. To move Connecticut forward, we need to adopt a spending package that invests in our workforce, makes long-term structural changes, and provides municipalities with additional budget flexibility.

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