State Rep. Berger-Girvalo and State Senator Julie Kushner presented a citation to Ridgefield High School senior Charlotte Kemp for making the All-American soccer team. Her leadership on defense has led to 47 career shutouts and earning All-FCIAC, All-State, and All-New England honors. She is an inspiration not only to her teammates and peers, but to the entire town of Ridgefield!
Congratulations to Charlotte, and best of luck at the University of Pennsylvania!
The Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) announced the next round of the Equity Match Grant Program. The deadline to apply is February 28, 2023.
State Representative Aimee Berger-Girvalo(D-Ridgefield) has been appointed Vice Chair of the Transportation Committee for the upcoming 2023 legislative session.
With many families in Connecticut facing added financial strain due to rising prices, the legislature went into special session earlier this week to provide some relief. A bipartisan bill passed by the General Assembly and signed into law by Governor Lamont extends the current suspension of the gasoline tax, provides additional funding for energy assistance programs, and continues premium pay for frontline workers.
A recent report detailed that throughout Connecticut there was an increase of 13% in overall homelessness from 2021 to 2022.