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

October 4, 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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Hurricane Relief For Puerto Rico

September 28, 2017

We are having fundraising efforts across the state to help Puerto Rico in the aftermath of the recent Hurricanes.

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Latino Legislators join UConn’s PR Latin@s Studies Project Panel

September 28, 2017

Thank you UConn’s Puerto Rican and Latin@s Studies Project for inviting the Latino legislators to a legislative panel discussion celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Republican budget devastating for Hartford and the state

September 25, 2017

The Republicans' two-year budget is unbalanced, relies on unrealistic savings, and contains devastating cuts to higher education. Their spending package would also inflict turmoil by slashing the vital services and programs that our most vulnerable residents rely on. I strongly opposed their spending proposal and voted "No" because I believe this budget is bad for Hartford and contradicts Connecticut's core values.

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