On Saturday, January 27th the League of Women Voters of Hamden-North Haven is inviting you to join them for a "Breakfast with the Legislators” at the Whitney Center, 200 Leeder Hill Drive in Hamden, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
As we ring in the new year, there are some laws that become effective on January 1 that were passed during the 2023 legislative session addressing key issue areas including early voting, health and mental health, and online privacy and data protection.
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has launched their eBike incentive program. Eligible Connecticut residents can get a $500 rebate on their purchase. If you are interested, please visit DEEP's website to apply for a rebate.
Headed into this 4th of July Weekend - Hamden, state residents, as well as trail enthusiasts received some good news as Sleeping Giant State Park was approved for a $2 million Planning and Redevelopment grant by the State Bond Commission.
I just wanted to take this opportunity to wish you all a safe and happy start to the Summer!
I also wanted to let you know about a few upcoming Hamden events happening - including two community conversations taking place this evening and tomorrow night. I strongly encourage all those interested to participate to find out more about these important neighborhood initiatives, which we have also been trying to help with on the state level.
Also sharing details for Hamden Fireworks this Friday night! You can also find other community events happening in Hamden this summer here.
After months of negotiations, the Legislature approved a state budget that includes the largest income tax cut in the state’s history and significant increases in funding for local schools, also known as Education Cost Sharing (ECS) funds.
Unlike other states, Connecticut has taken consistent steps to protect reproductive rights. I was proud to lead our latest effort on the floor of the House of Representatives this week.