Rep. Gailanne Cariddi says the state has taken a lead on national issues over the last session.
The legislative session came to an end at the end of July and Cariddi said the highlights include working on stopping the opioid scourge and passing an omnibus energy bill.
State Rep. Gail Cariddi met with Cadette and Senior Girl Scouts on Monday and walked the girls through the process of the legislative branch.
The girls learned about the various committees Cariddi serves on, including the Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies. The girls were interested in how these committees affect the average citizen, as well as themselves.