- Thursday, March 7, 2013
Newtown’s State Representatives Mitch Bolinsky, Dan Carter, and DebraLee Hovey joined their colleagues March 6 in unanimously passing a bill to help the first responders of the Newtown tragedy. According to Rep Bolinsky, the vote was 143 to 0 with only eight lawmakers absent.
- Friday, February 22, 2013
HARTFORD — On February 7 at a public hearing in Hartford, State Representative Dan Carter, who represents part of Newtown, advocated in favor of a bill to help prevent prescription drug abuse.
The bill, HB 5484, requires the written consent of a physician in order to use a generic substitution for any drug designed in a tamper-resistant formulation.