CURRENT NEWS

Utility regulators schedule hearing on Eversource rate increase

August 12, 2020

This past week since Tropical Storm Isaias has hit our community, we have had significant power outages that affected everyone, but especially the medically fragile, the elderly, children with special needs and babies. I have been working hard to get the attention of Eversource and get more crews to resolve the number of outages, prioritizing those who are most vulnerable. I have also been reaching out about the rate increase and I am glad we are expanding this conversation.

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Holding Eversource Accountable

August 7, 2020

Our state has been devastated by Tropical Storm Isaias, causing over 700,000 power outages across Connecticut, prompting Governor Ned Lamont Wednesday to apply for an emergency declaration from the federal government. The declaration was approved and allows Connecticut to request direct federal assistance to bolster its response.

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Special Session/Weekly Highlights

July 23, 2020

I hope you and your family are keeping safe and healthy! To help you stay up-to-date on information related to the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic, and issues important to you, I am sharing this recap with some of this week’s highlights.

Below is information on:

Fighting the Rising Costs of Insulin - Opinion by Rep. Dathan
CT's Temporary Housing Assistance Initiatives Which Began Wednesday
Regional Travel Advisory Updated
Special Session Slated for Next Week
Police Accountability Bill Proposed

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Virtual Town Hall Thursday

July 15, 2020

I will be co-hosting a Zoom Virtual Town Hall on Thursday July 16th along Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz and other panelists, to discuss issues affecting seniors. I hope you can join us!

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