An Update on Key Domestic Violence Proposals

Posted on March 27, 2023


In January, I wrote about the steps being taken in Hartford to increase protections for the victims of domestic violence cases. This is a topic that not only continues to spread across our state, but something that especially hits home for us in Milford.

Recently, I submitted testimony to the Judiciary Committee as they considered proposed legislation that would implement protections, victim services, and stronger penalties for those who commit intimate partner and domestic violence crimes in Connecticut.

Kennedy Supports Rare Disease Research

Posted on March 23, 2023


(HARTFORD) — On Thursday, State Representative Kathy Kennedy (R-119) attended the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) Press Conference to demonstrate her support for expanding research, support programs, and awareness of rare diseases that affect Connecticut residents. In May of 2022, Connecticut officially established a Rare Disease Advisory Council (RDAC) which gives individuals an opportunity to make formal recommendations to health care legislation that will improve the lives of

Public Hearing on Repealing the Highway Use Tax – March 10th!

Posted on March 6, 2023


On Friday, March 10th, the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee will host a public hearing to consider House Bill 5290, An Act Sunsetting the Highway Use Tax. This Republican-led proposal was initially denied a public hearing by Democratic colleagues, until House Republicans used a parliamentary procedure securing the 51 required signatures to force a public hearing for a bill.

The public hearing will occur on Friday, March 10th at 2:00PM in the Legislative Office Building Room 2E. The hearing