Op-Ed

A Watershed Moment with the State Union Contract

A Watershed Moment with the State Union Contract

Our Connecticut State Legislature is poised to make a truly historic choice; either dig our state out of a $5 billion biennial fiscal abyss responsibly or, once again, allow the state unions to reap asymmetrical benefits that significantly exceed both the private sector workforce and state employees from any other state in the country.  One…

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Endorsement from The Darien Times

I am deeply honored to receive an endorsement for re-election from the Darien Times. I am most appreciative of their recognition of the work I do on behalf of constituents and in standing up for what is right for this district. I am most proud of this quote “she will not let her voice, and…

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New Connecticut Regional Tax Structure is Devoid of Common Sense

As Connecticut residents, all of us have much to be proud of…a diverse and vibrant population, beautiful coastlines and an inspired history. However, our state’s fiscal status is not among our best assets. In fact, we continue with record deficits and a legacy of record tax increases without the revenues for a balanced budget.  …

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How to bring prosperity back to Connecticut

With all the controversy at the presidential level this election season, it is quite easy to lose sight of the important races for state representative and state senate. Arguably, more laws that affect our personal prosperity and our daily lives are passed by the legislature in Hartford than in our nation’s capitol.   A stark…

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Return prosperity to our great state

Here’s my most recent “Hartford Current” piece in The Darien Times: Our state fiscal challenges continue amid critical budget dynamics. fiscal year ‘16 ended at midnight Thursday June 30 with yet another deficit — this time $318 million. For the third time in a year, the state budget fell into deficit due to a drop…

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