Posted on March 18, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon
HARTFORD – The state legislature’s Labor Committee moved legislation forward that will help individuals recovering from substance abuse find quality employment opportunities. The legislation, co-sponsored by Republican Leader Themis Klarides (R-Derby) and State Representative Christie Carpino (R-Cromwell), was approved to go to the House of Representatives as a result of the committee’s vote on the bill.
Representative Klarides explained, “It’s important to consider all available resources when it…
Posted on March 12, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon
HARTFORD – The legislature’s Human Services Committee recently took action on several pieces of legislation, including State Rep. Christie Carpino’s (Cromwell/Portland) concept to provide more career opportunities for individuals with disabilities. By unanimous vote, the committee favorably acted on H.B. 7093: An Act Establishing a Task Force to Increase Employment Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities.
“We are always looking for ways in which we can support job creators and the Connecticut…
Posted on February 1, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon
To the Editor,
There are many issues we can improve upon as a community and a state. My common sense policy proposals this session aim to create a safer environment for children and families, strengthen the economy by enriching the workforce, and improve the overall quality of life in our communities.
Some of my proposals include: