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Intentional Misdirection: Hartford Current

Posted on October 20, 2022


Dear friends and neighbors,

Despite having served as state representative for close to fourteen years, I’m disappointed that Democrats continually look to create hysteria through false narratives in order to distract citizens of our state from key issues.

In a recent Hartford Current column titled “Intentional Misdirection” and published in the October 19th 2022 edition of the Darien Times, I explore the use of those narratives and ask simply: Don’t we all deserve forthright productive dialogue focused

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Fire Prevention Week Oct 9-15

Posted on October 7, 2022


This week is the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week and the perfect time to update your personal home safety plan. According the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), this year’s campaign is titled “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape™”, and is designed to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe from home fires.

NFPA says today’s homes burn faster than ever and you may have only seconds to safely escape a home fire

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on October 6, 2022


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase breast cancer awareness and education, while also promoting research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

I am proud to help spread the word about the importance of this cause, which is meaningful to so many families in our community. Please get regular medical checkups and mammograms and contact your medical professional if you have questions or concerns.

If you have not yet scheduled your mammogram, this is

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New Laws Effective October 1st

Posted on September 28, 2022


I wanted to make you aware of new laws affecting Connecticut taxpayers and businesses taking effect on Saturday, October 1st. This year, several important public safety measures become law, including many that were a result of pressure from both the public and Republican lawmakers concerned about an increase in crime, especially juvenile crime, and the dramatic rise in incidents of car theft; from 2019-2020 the increase in motor vehicle theft was just less than 4 times the national average – 41%

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Celebrating CT Women of Color Who Fought for the Vote

Posted on September 21, 2022


It was a joy to recognize and celebrate Connecticut Women of Color who fought – – one hundred and two years ago – – for their right to vote as citizens. Their personal strength in the face of discrimination should be a lesson for all of us.

These pioneering women refused to be pushed aside and fought for their rights. They are much more than footnotes in our state’s history, they are a defining moment in our state’s history.

As legislators we represent the diversity of our state – politically, racially,

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