Posted on May 14, 2024

HARTFORD – H.B. 5355, An Act Concerning the Water Resources of the Upper Farmington River Valley, has been approved by both House and Senate in final days of the 2024 Session.

“I am pleased to report that legislation focused on the Farmington River has been unanimously approved by both the House and Senate. H.B. 5355, which I introduced along with Senator Lisa Seminara, requires the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) commissioner to make Colebrook River Lake Dam release and

Budget Adjustment Proposal, Promises Kept

Posted on April 25, 2024

I joined my colleagues to present our 2024 budget adjustments at the State Capitol during a news conference on Thursday morning. This budget prioritizes spending, creates structural reforms, and comes in $43.5 million under the established spending cap.

To view the news conference, click the image below.

Promises Kept…

In addition to maintaining spending and borrowing caps that have kept our state solvent, the budget plan focuses on supporting children at the beginning of their educational

Capitol Update: Upcoming Session, A Paving Project, Legislative Internship Program, Riverton Happenings, and Earth Day Events

Posted on April 16, 2024

This is a Capitol update with only three weeks to go in the legislative session. During a pause between committee work wrapping up and the sprint to the finish, I was able to support the legislative internship’s mock session at the Capitol and attend events in the village of Riverton.

DOT starts a paving project on Route 219 below the Saville Dam in Barkhamsted and New Hartford on Monday. See below for more information.

Earth Day is quickly approaching so I have also included some details on