CURRENT NEWS

Legislation to Address Food Waste and Food Insecurity in CT

May 16, 2022

The food donation bill, which I proposed to the General Law Committee and co-sponsored, passed unanimously in the House! HB 5146 develops a taskforce to bring key stakeholders to the table to determine how we better connect the dots between excess supermarket food and those in our communities in need.

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Public Safety Legislation

April 25, 2022

The Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association invited me to attend their legislative breakfast last week to discuss two priority bills for fire fighters.

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Veteran License Plates for Wartime Periods

March 21, 2022

A group of Vietnam Veterans from West Haven had come to me a while back and asked that I work on a bill to create specialty license plates that will designate which war those with combat ribbons served in. I am thrilled that the bill passed last year and that the plates are now ready!

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Grant Programs for Women-Owned Businesses & Day Care Owners

January 20, 2022

The Equity Match Grant Program awards up to $10,000 for women-owned business projects pertaining to business growth and profitability and applications are NOW OPEN! The Child Care Business Opportunity Fund, made possible through partnership with the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood, grants up to $25,000 to qualifying childcare businesses.

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COVID Test Kit Ordering Information

January 20, 2022

Every residential household is eligible to order 4 at-home COVID-19 test kits from USPS at no charge. Orders will ship starting in late January.  You can find the order form at the link below:

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