Expanded Access to Health Coverage for Personal Care AttendantsMarch 17, 2023
Personal care attendants (PCAs) will have additional access to affordable health insurance after an agreement was reached to expand the application deadline for PCAs to apply for the first round of the new premium assistance benefit.
Funding Approved for Major Project in BridgeportMarch 15, 2023
I am proud to announce the approval of $3.5 million in funding for the Honey Locust Square project I have been working on for the last five years for the124th district.
How to Avoid Tax ScamsMarch 14, 2023
Tax filing season is upon us. As you prepare to file, I urge you to be mindful of potential scams. The IRS produces a list of "dirty dozen" tax scams. While these scams can occur year-round, they tend to increase during this time of the year. It’s wise to stay on top of the latest list of common issues—and take some simple steps to stay safe from them.
Student Loan Debt ReliefAugust 25, 2022
President Biden announced he will sign an executive order which will forgive up to $10,000 of student loan debt for individuals making less than $125,000 per year (and couples earning less than $250,000). Borrowers who received a Pell Grant may be eligible to receive up to $20,000 in loan forgiveness.
Scam Alert from the Connecticut Department of LaborAugust 25, 2022
I want to alert you about a recent communication from the Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL) on a series of text scams that include links to fake webpages resembling CTDOL unemployment pages, including the unemployment benefits login page.
CareerConneCT Job Training ProgramAugust 19, 2022
I am excited to announce that CareerConneCT, a program I supported to help individuals whose employment was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, is underway.
CT's Sales Tax Free Week Starts Sunday!August 18, 2022
Connecticut's 2022 Sales Tax Free Week is August 21 through August 27. This is a great opportunity to take the kids back-to-school shopping or to treat yourself or your loved ones while saving. Many retailers in Connecticut offer additional discounts on clothing and footwear during Sales Tax Free Week, offering consumers even more savings.
Supporting CT's Hospitality IndustryAugust 11, 2022
The State has launched a grant program to help hospitality businesses recover from COVID-19.