New Credit Rating UpgradeMay 21, 2023
Good news for Connecticut's growing economy! Connecticut just received an upgraded credit rating from the Kroll Bond Rating Agency, which means that our General Obligation bond credit rating was upgraded from AA (stable) to AA+ (stable), just one step below the highest credit rating possible!
Eversource, UI File Reduced Rates For Electricity With PURAMay 17, 2023
Eversource and United Illuminating (UI), Connecticut's two electric distribution companies (EDCs), have filed new and lower standard service rates for residential customers from July 1 through December 31 with the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA), and the average bills are expected to decrease significantly from current levels.
The House of Representatives has Passed Early VotingMay 5, 2023
Connecticut voters asked the legislature for more voting options through a constitutional amendment on early voting that they overwhelmingly approved, and we are answering the call.
Breaking Down the Budget ProcessApril 22, 2023
We are more than halfway through the regular session, and this is the time of year when legislative activity picks up in the Connecticut General Assembly. After weeks of holding public hearings, the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee and Appropriations Committee approved their budget proposals (Appropriations handles the spending side and Finance handles the revenue side).
Budget Game NightApril 17, 2023
I will be joining my colleague, Rep. Keith Denning and Senator Ceci Maher for a fun and interactive way to come together and create/balance a State Budget on Budget Game night - Thursday, May 4th from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Wilton Library (Brubeck Room).
Sexual Awareness MonthApril 6, 2023
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and I want you to be aware of the resources available to you in our community. If you need help, you can call (888) 999-5545 anytime to speak with a certified sexual assault crisis counselor in English. Dial (888) 568-8332 to speak with an expert in Spanish.
You can also contact any of the member sexual assault crisis programs in our state by clicking on THIS LINK and scrolling down to the “Need Help” section. These non-profit organizations provide free, confidential service in a safe, caring environment.
Women's Bipartisan Caucus PrioritiesApril 5, 2023
I joined with several of my female colleagues in the Bipartisan Women's Caucus, to speak in support of some of our legislative priorities this session at a press conference in Hartford.
Additional Resources for Expiring ServicesMarch 31, 2023
On April 1, a number of resources that offered vital assistance to our most vulnerable community members came to an end or ended expanded eligibility.