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Remembering Pearl Harbor

Posted on December 7, 2021


National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day is observed annually on December 7th.

On this 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, we pause to remember the 3,581 brave citizens who gave their lives or were injured in defense of our nation on that fateful day.

In a speech to Congress on December 8th, President Franklin D. Roosevelt called the bombing of Pearl Harbor “a date which will live in infamy.” Congress declared war the same day.

We will never forget their commitment to duty and country, nor

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Small Business Saturday 

Posted on November 26, 2021


This Saturday, November 27, 2021, is Small Business Saturday – a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for our communities.

Due to the continued impact on local businesses from COVID-19, we know that small businesses need our support now more than ever as they struggle to keep their doors open and employees working.

Please join the Small Business Association (SBA) and organizations across the country in supporting your local small businesses by shopping at a small business.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted on November 25, 2021


I want to wish you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving. I hope you are able to celebrate this uniquely American holiday with family and friends by your side.

As friends, family and neighbors, residents of Connecticut, and as Americans, there is much for which we should give thanks this season. I especially give thanks for the honor of serving as your State Representative.

Whatever your plans may be, I sincerely hope they involve terrific food, good people and warm memories.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Community Day in Recognition of National Native American Heritage Month

Posted on November 17, 2021


It was an honor to join my colleagues, friends and dignitaries from the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation during the inaugural Community Day in recognition of National Native American Heritage Month at the Pequot Museum. The Museum is located at 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, 06338.

I appreciated the opportunity to once again meet with members of the Tribal Council to discuss the important impacts Native American history and culture have on our region and our country.

Honoring Veterans Day

Posted on November 10, 2021


Tomorrow, we observe Veterans Day and pay tribute to the unbroken line of brave citizen soldiers going back to the Revolutionary War who stepped forward and served our great nation in times of peace and armed conflict.  We honor the brave men and women who fought to preserve freedom for each successive generation.

This year marks the 103rd anniversary of the signing of the armistice to end the First World War – “the war to end all wars”.  First proclaimed by President Woodrow Wilson in November 1919,

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