A Commitment to Childcare Affordability

April 4, 2024

House Democrats have made it a top priority during this legislative session to address the issue of childcare affordability. HB 5002 focuses on making childcare more accessible and affordable for families through long-term strategic investments. This is a significant measure that could positively impact many families in our community.

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Critical Bills Passed Out of Committee

March 25, 2024

This week, two of the House Democrats's caucus priority bills passed out of committee: HB 5001 - an omnibus bill that further supports our seniors, and HB 5004 - an ambitious omnibus bill to address climate change. I want to take the time to tell you a bit about each bill.

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Social Equity Council Funds Available

March 19, 2024

Connecticut's Social Equity Council - which makes sure the adult-use cannabis program is grown equitably - announced a Notice of Funds Availability and will receive proposals to administer reinvestment funds derived from Connecticut's adult-use cannabis industry.

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Early Voting: What You Need to Know

March 18, 2024

Early voting options are now available thanks to the work of the Connecticut General Assembly last session, and later this month, voters in the state will take to the polls to vote in the 2024 presidential primary.

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Celebrating Women's History Month

March 8, 2024

March is Women’s History Month, a time dedicated to honoring the vital role women have played in American history. It’s also a time to celebrate their achievements and learn more about their contributions. This year’s theme is “Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion,” which recognizes women throughout the country who believe a positive future can only be achieved by eliminating bias and discrimination from our society.

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A Top Priority: Childhood Nutrition Programs

March 1, 2024

I am thrilled to share exciting news about my commitment to promoting the health and well-being of our community’s families and children. In response to the vital need for improved childhood nutrition, we are working on crafting comprehensive legislation that ensures mothers and children who are eligible for federal benefits are enrolled in these programs with ease and confidence.

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Millions Approved for Home Heating Assistance

February 14, 2024

Today we approved $17 million in additional cold weather heating assistance funds – many residents and families who receive assistance through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) or Operation Fuel will have access to funds to ensure they can heat their homes through the cold weather season.

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