House Speaker Matt Ritter Sketches Out Legislative Agenda for 2022 Session

HARTFORD – Addressing juvenile crime through increased mental health services, negotiating expiring state employee contracts and trying to fully re-open the Capitol to the public are among the top priorities Democratic House Speaker Matthew Ritter has set for the upcoming legislative session. Ritter says a shortage of mental health services for young people is a major obstacle toward making inroads on a widespread uptick of crimes being committed by young people.  “This dovetails with the issues we’re seeing with juvenile justice,” Ritter, a legislator representing Hartford since 2010 and elected Speaker last year, told CT Examiner on Wednesday.  “A lot … Continue reading House Speaker Matt Ritter Sketches Out Legislative Agenda for 2022 Session