State Representative Melissa Ziobron is a lifelong resident of the 34th District with an extensive record of community service. During the 2017 Legislative Session she was appointed Assistant Minority Leader and continues her role as Ranking Member of the Legislature’s powerful budget writing Appropriations Committee. Now in her third term, she was reappointed to the Environment Committee and holds a new role on the General Law Committee. She also serves on the Connecticut Legislature Sportsmen Caucus and the Connecticut Alcohol and Drug Policy Council. She is also Connecticut’s Proxy to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission.
I am relieved that after months of discussion and debate over the dire state of Connecticut’s finances we finally have agreement in the legislature on a state budget for FY2017-19. The historic nature of this agreement cannot be overstated. To Continue Reading
Republicans crafted a budget, unlike Democrat leaders, that includes ideas of moderate Democrats, incorporates long overdue structural changes, and provides relief for taxpayers. It doesn’t contain political earmarks or new Continue Reading
More than 50 days have passed without a state budget. Republicans have presented multiple fully-vetted and balanced budget plans since April, but they have been ignored by Democrat legislative leaders. Now Gov. Malloy has doubled down, spreading Continue Reading