CURRENT NEWS

Weekly Update 8/14

August 24, 2020

I am relieved that Tropical Storm Isaias and the related power outages are now behind us, and I believe that Eversource needs to be held accountable for its wholly inadequate response.  I am glad to report that as a first step, the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) will be holding a public hearing on August 24th regarding the recent increase in rates, and information about how to submit testimony is below. I am also pleased to share that tax-free week starts this Sunday, August 16th, and I hope you will be able to take advantage of this sales tax holiday.

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Weekly Update 7/31

August 24, 2020

Following last week’s vote in the House, the Senate has now also passed four crucial reform measures. These bills await the Governor’s signature; they expand absentee ballot access for the November election, codify telehealth and telemedicine protections during COVID-19, cap the cost of insulin at $25/Month, and increase police accountability and transparency.

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COVID-19 Update 7/17

August 24, 2020

To help you and our neighbors stay up-to-date on the ever-evolving stream of information related to the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic, my office and I are working to provide news as it develops over social media and by email. This is a recap of some of this week’s highlights.

Below you can find information on the following topics:

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COVID-19 Update 6/19

August 24, 2020

To help you and our neighbors stay up-to-date on the ever-evolving stream of information related to the COVID-19/cor

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COVID-19 Update 6/5

August 24, 2020

As I reflect on the horrible reality of George Floyd being murdered by a police officer in broad daylight, I recall use of force incidents by police officers in our own State. I want to thank the demonstrators who are making themselves heard in a constructive manner and also thank our local law enforcement for handling the matter with appropriate discretion to date here in Connecticut.

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COVID-19 Update 5/22

May 22, 2020

Memorial Day is a moment where we remember and honor those who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.

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COVID-19 Update 5/14

May 14, 2020

As we near the end of another week, I hope you are staying safe and well. Phase One of Reopen Connecticut is less than a week away, and I am optimistic that we will be able to take these first steps together safely.

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