As Lead In Children Persists, Rep. Lesser Is Seeking Legislation To Find A Solution

March 15, 2018

With Connecticut children continuing to test positive for lead at consistently high numbers, Rep. Matthew Lesser, the House chairman of the Banking Committee, has introduced legislation aimed at seeking a solution. His efforts have drawn the attention of the news media.

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Woodrow Students Hold 'Walk-In Forum'

March 14, 2018

“I’m really proud of the Woodrow Wilson students’ thoughtful response to the tragic, mass shooting in Parkland, Florida,” Matt Lesser said. Instead of joining a national walk-out protest Wednesday, the Middletown students met with Representative Lesser and other officials to discuss school safety and gun legislation. Read this news story.

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Urban Skewers Crumb Rubber Advocate

March 8, 2018

Julie Lemay works for crumb rubber manufacturers and the other day she tried to tell my Committee on Children there is no health concern for the children who play on playground surfaces made of the recycled tire rubber, a substance proven to contain CARGINOGENS!

-- Diana

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Keep Our Kids Safe!

March 5, 2018

Here's how you can submit testimony in favor of legislation requiring boards of education be notified about the arrest of an employee for a serious offense.

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