Rep. Diana Urban with future firefighters

Rep. Urban has some fun with future firefighters at a press conference to ban flame retardants from children's products

Banning Toxic Flame Retardants

April 7, 2016

Yesterday I held a press conference on legislation to ban flame retardants in children' s products with my Co-Chair on the Children's Committee, Sen. Bartolomeo. HB 5299, An Act Concerning Toxic Flame Retardant Chemicals in Children’s Products and Upholstered Residential Furniture, would ban the sale of children’s products containing certain toxic flame retardant chemicals.

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Spread the Word on Autism

April 6, 2016

April is Autism Awareness month. Do what you can to spread awareness, advocacy and education in your community.

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Stamford DSS Office Closes Temporarily

April 5, 2016

Due to Severe Water Damage, Services Still Available at Other Area Offices or Online.

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Rep. Kevin Ryan, Rep. Emmett Riley, and Sen. Cathy Osten attend Safe Havens Awareness Day


Safe Havens Awareness Day

April 4, 2016

I'm glad I was able to join my fellow legislators, Sen. Cathy Osten and Rep. Emmett Riley, at Backus Hospital to highlight Connecticut's Safe Havens Law. Through this event we hoped to bring attention to this life-saving law.

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