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Judiciary Committee Discusses ‘Clean Slate Bill’

Posted on April 7, 2021 by jpheasant


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On Monday, the Judiciary Committee held a meeting to discuss several bill proposals. One of the bills we voted on (SB-1019) would erase criminal records for individuals who have been convicted of a misdemeanor, or a class C, D or E felony.

A few of the crimes that would qualify for erasure include: possession of child pornography, enticing a minor, and strangulation. Additionally, this bill would also prevent landlords from denying a previous tenant’s re-application (even after the tenant had trashed

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State Representative Pavalock-D’Amato Responds to Lack of Time Allotted to Review Updated Public Option Bill.

Posted on March 11, 2021 by jpheasant


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Today, the Insurance Committee held a committee meeting to vote on a bill to provide a state-run healthcare plan to the residents of Connecticut. Unfortunately, the bill we expected to discuss was dramatically changed and members of the committee received the updated 60-page bill at almost midnight the night before it was scheduled to be voted on.

This is a complete disregard for transparency, democracy, and extremely disrespectful to all of the committee members as it eliminates our opportunity

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Rep. Pavalock-D’Amato Spearheads Effort to Address Rising Energy Costs and Increase Competition

Posted on February 23, 2021 by jpheasant


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 HARTFORD – In an effort to take a closer look at rising energy costs and make electric rates more affordable to residents, State Representative Cara Pavalock-D’Amato (R-77) has introduced two bill proposals, one to address delivery rates and another to determine if increasing competition in the market would benefit consumers.

“In 2012 Northeast Utilities merged with NStar and formed the entity we now know to be Eversource. This government approved monopoly has all but eliminated competition in the

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