Julie Kushner

State Senator

Julie Kushner

Deputy President Pro Tempore

Working Together for Progress

January 24, 2019

Senator Kushner to Host Community Conversation at Sherman Firehouse
on Saturday Afternoon

SHERMAN—State Senator Julie Kushner (D-Danbury) will host a “Community Conversation” from 1-3 p.m. this Saturday, January 26, 2019, in the Sherman Emergency Services Facility Charter Hall, Route 39 in Sherman.

Sen. Kushner will take questions from the audience and will discuss some of her pending legislation of interest to Sherman residents, including:

  • Protecting Candlewood Lake and other Connecticut lakes from invasive species
  • Requiring a study of potential air quality impacts of the Cricket Valley natural gas energy plant now under construction just across the border in Dover, New York
  • Protecting young children with legislation affecting vaping, a jobs pipeline, free college completion, and repayment of student loans
  • Enhancing the lives of older residents and workers with bills affecting paid family leave, the affordability of prescription drugs, and nursing home staffing levels.