The House of Representatives Passed Early VotingMay 4, 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.
Increasing Accountability Among Utility CompaniesMay 1, 2023
The Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) unanimously voted to begin a search for consultants to monitor the performance of the state's two electric distribution companies - Eversource and United Illuminating. This is an important step toward eventually shifting to performance-based regulation for the companies.
Wishing people of faith and their families peaceful celebrations and spiritual reflectionApril 7, 2023
Wishing people of faith and their families peaceful celebrations and spiritual reflection as our communities observe religious traditions.
Federal Pandemic Services ExpiringApril 4, 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.
Taking Action on Gun ViolenceMarch 29, 2023
Yesterday as a member of the Judiciary Committee, I voted to approve legislation to reduce gun violence, including mass shootings, community violence, domestic violence, suicides, and accidental shootings.
Energy Assistance Program Deadline ExtendedMarch 15, 2023
Governor Ned Lamont has directed the Connecticut Department of Social Services (DSS) to extend the coverage period for households receiving deliverable fuel assistance under the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) during the 2022-2023 winter season to March 31, 2023.
Critical Benefits Coming To an EndFebruary 24, 2023
Very soon, there will be changes for some of our most vulnerable individuals and families who are on Medicaid. Starting on April 1, the COVID-19 public health emergency protection will be coming to an end. Medicaid enrollees who were continuously covered will again have to provide proof of eligibility to continue getting benefits.
Women’s Business Development Council’s Equity Match Grant ProgramJanuary 25, 2023
The Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) announced the next round of the Equity Match Grant Program. The deadline to apply is February 28, 2023.