November 2, 2018
I want to thank the residents of the 143rd district for their active participation in our representative government.
Everything I do as your representative starts with you. My job is, and always has been, to represent you. Not a party. Not an ideology. You.
I’m grateful that so many of you take the time to discuss with me what really matters to you.
This op-ed appeared in the Hartford Courant on April 10, 2018
Amid the deepening of Connecticut’s already profound fiscal crisis, the state Department of Transportation has announced this year that it cannot meet its obligations to the public without a substantial influx of new revenue into the Special Transportation Fund. Without that revenue, the DOT commissioner — who must do what he can with whatever funds he receives from the state — has said that rail and bus fares must be raised substantially while service must be reduced and a long list of projects costing $4.3 billion must be postponed or abandoned.
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