Juneteenth Flag Raising Event in Middletown

June 17, 2024

June 19 is Juneteenth. Juneteenth celebrates the end of slavery in our country. This important holiday was unknown to many for several years, but thanks to the tireless work of advocates, it is now rightfully recognized throughout the country.

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Free Yoga In Our City Expands to Middletown

June 12, 2024

On Tuesday, the Middletown legislative delegation held a press conference to celebrate state funding for Yoga In Our City, an organization that provides free yoga classes throughout Connecticut. They have received $10,000 to expand their program to Middletown.

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Mental Health Wellness Fair Recap

May 6, 2024

Last week, I hosted the second annual Mental Health Day Fair at the State Capitol in recogniation of Mental Health Awareness Month. Prior to the event, my colleagues and I highlighted the importance of mental health and legislation we have passed that will support individuals who need it.

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Paid Sick Leave Passes House

April 26, 2024

No one should have to choose between missing an important family event, going in to work sick and exposing others or taking a mental health day when needed. It's why we passed House Bill 5005 to allow for the accrual of paid leave, up to 40 hours each year, for those working at least 120 days annually. Businesses that already offer paid time off are exempt.

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