Why I'm Running

As a daughter of a single, student mother, I believe that policies that support hard-working families will build strong communities in the 17th District.

As a scientist, I believe that we can build a strong economy when we use solution-driven evidence and facts to create policies that grow jobs of the future.

As a mother of two young daughters, I understand the needs of families in our area and want to see policies enacted that support education and livable and equitable wages for working men and women in our area.

As a head of my own laboratory, I understand the needs of small business owners from managing budgets to creating innovative ideas and supporting employees.

My campaign is about serving our communities and moving Connecticut forward because my vision of innovation and my voice for equality and reason are needed in our state government.

About the 17th District


Valerie is running to represent Connecticut's 17th district in the State Senate. The 17th District includes all or part of Ansonia, Bethany, Beacon Falls, Derby, Naugatuck, Hamden, and Woodbridge. To find out who represents you in the General Assembly use the "Find Your Legislators" button below!

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