Opinion by Rep. Rosa Rebimbas

Posted on April 22, 2019 by admin


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The Increasing Cost of Living and Learning in Connecticut

To my constituents with kids in college or those preparing for that next step, I’m sure you have lost some sleep worrying about the financial end of this exciting time in your son or daughter’s education. Even for those planning to send their children to our state’s flagship public university, UConn, the reduced in-state tuition rate is no consolation (Over $120,000 over four years including tuition, housing, meal plans and mandatory fees).

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Reps. Klarides, Rebimbas Disappointed with Passage of Bill Erasing Criminal Records

Posted on April 16, 2019 by admin


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Legislation Leaves Victims Vulnerable to Repeat Offenders

HARTFORDHouse Republican Leader Themis Klarides (R-Woodbridge, Orange, Derby) and State Representative Rosa C. Rebimbas (R-Naugatuck) expressed their disappointment with the Judiciary Committee’s joint favorable report on S.B. 691, An Act Concerning Erasure of Criminal Records. Rep. Rebimbas, the committee’s Ranking Member, voted against the proposal citing major concerns with the bill’s language and the weak stance it takes on criminal

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Rep. Rebimbas Votes Against “Work In Progress” Bill Legalizing Retail Sale of Cannabis

Posted on April 11, 2019 by admin


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State Rep. Rosa Rebimbas (R-Naugatuck) says Senate Bill 1085, An Act Concerning the Legalization of the Retail Sale and Possession of Cannabis and Concerning Erasure of Criminal Records in the Case of Convictions, leaves too many questions unanswered and will make recreational marijuana more accessible to Connecticut children. Rebimbas believes the consequences could extend to the classroom and workplace where cannabis could have an adverse

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