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August 9, 2019 Blog Post

Dear Friend,

13 hours.

That is all the time it took for two separate mass shootings to occur in the United States of America.

13 hours. 2 cities. 31 lives lost. 53 injured.

July 25, 2019 Blog Post

Dear Friend,

It should be basic that we do not make children breathe dirty air in order to get to school. Yet, that is what our kids have had to do for decades while travelling on old, polluting school buses.

July 12, 2019 Blog Post

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July 11, 2019 Blog Post

Dear Friend,

Food insecurity and hunger is a problem on Connecticut college campuses, and we have not done enough to address it. That stops now.

Today, I introduced the Closing the College Hunger Gap Act with Senator Murphy to ensure college students are protected from food insecurity.

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July 4, 2019 Blog Post

Happy Independence Day! 

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June 25, 2019 Blog Post

Dear Friend,

Our nation's military members do not serve alone. Gold Star families - the families of service members who lost their lives in war or due to a disability sustained in war - bear the heavy loss of their loved ones' sacrifice to ensure every American's freedom and safety.  

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June 19, 2019 Blog Post

Dear Friend,

154 years ago today - two and a half years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation - Major General Gordon Granger issued an order at Galveston, Texas stating that the Civil War had ended, and mandating the freedom of all 250,000 slaves in the state. 

June 6, 2019 Blog Post

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May 20, 2019 Blog Post

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May 20, 2019 Blog Post

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Yesterday, I introduced my first resolution, House Resolution 231, which would ensure that federal funds are never used to train or arm school personnel with firearms. Teachers, students, and parents agree - arming teachers won’t make anyone safer.

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