April 19th Update

April 19, 2024

From session days to Husky Day and Puppy Day, from 4-H Day to the Kickball Classic, this has been a busy week in Hartford.

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2nd Annual Food Insecurity Day at the Capitol

April 17, 2024

Representative Michelle L. Cook (D-Torrington) and Friendly Hands Food Bank in Torrington, along with state legislators and representatives from food banks across the state, will gather at the State Capitol this week to bring awareness of food insecurity in Connecticut. Food insecurity is an official term from the USDA. It’s when people don’t have enough to eat and don’t know where their next meal will come from. Food insecurity may be long-term or temporary. It impacts all people and all populations differently, from health outcomes to productivity at work or school.

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4-H Day at the Capitol

April 15, 2024

Wednesday is 4-H Day at the Capitol - join me & UConn 4-H Torrington for a press conference & ice cream social at the Hall of Flags. Ice cream is provided by UConn Dairy Bar!

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April 12th Update

April 12, 2024

What an incredible week it's been here in Connecticut. If you experienced the eclipse on Monday, along with millions of other people, it was certainly a sight to behold - and we weren't even in "totality," but pretty close to it! It's amazing to think how many millions of people were united in the same event. 

Then...Monday night. The UConn men's basketball team brought home another national championship. And they join an elite group to win the NCAA championship back-to-back. Congratulations to the team and congratulations to Coach Dan Hurley, who was named the 2024 Naismith Men's College Coach of the Year. The governor announced earlier this week that the victory parade will be this Saturday in Hartford

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April 5th Update

April 5, 2024

Did you feel the earthquake today? Centered in New Jersey, many in Connecticut felt it. The American Red Cross offers some important tips to protect yourself, should it happen again.

Final Four Weekend is upon us - GO HUSKIES!

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