Michelle Cook
At the Capitol:
Legislative Office Building, Room 4044
Hartford, CT 06106-1591
(860) 240-8585 | 1-800-842-8267
Michelle.Cook@cga.ct.gov
In the District:
499 Charles Street
Torrington, CT 06790

Current News & Issues

April 27, 2015
REP. COOK TALKS PROTECTING STATE SERVICES, REGIONALISM, AND BUSINESS ON MEET THE LEADERS
Rep. Cook talked with Cablevision’s David Smith on Meet the Leaders on April 22nd. They discussed many topics including increasing regional efficiencies, attracting businesses to Connecticut, the state budget, and protecting essential state services. WATCH THE VIDEO

April 16, 2015
REP. COOK STANDS UP FOR CHILDREN AND CHILDCARE WORKERS AT CT EARLY CHILDHOOD ADVOCACY DAY
Rep. Cook was glad to have the opportunity to speak at Early Childhood Advocacy Day at the Capitol today and meet with people from the Torrington Early Childhood Collaborative and Torrington’s People Empowering People (PEP) Program. Studies show time and time again that early childhood education has a tremendous impact on how our kids grow and learn throughout childhood. Protecting early childhood education and ensuring that childcare professionals are being adequately compensated continues to be a top priority for Rep. Cook. READ MORE

March 6, 2015
REP. COOK BACKS FIREFIGHTER COMPENSATION BILL AT WATERBURY FIREHOUSE
Rep. Cook attended a press conference at the Waterville Firehouse in Waterbury in support of HB 5871, which she introduced. The bill would ensure adequate workers’ compensation for current and former firefighters who suffer from certain diseases as a result of the selfless work they do to protect the public. READ MORE

February 25, 2015
REP. COOK INTERVIEWED ON MEET THE LEADERS
Rep. Cook talked with Jeff Zeiner about a number of state and local issues following Governor Malloy’s budget address. Watch the video.

February 9, 2015
INFORMATION ON THE ANTHEM DATA BREACH
Those who may have been affected should file their taxes quickly and be aware of fake emails seeking personal information. READ MORE

January 28, 2015
WINTER STORM TIPS
Here are some helpful tips to keep in mind the next time a blizzard comes our way. READ MORE

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