It is a great honor to have been appointed House Chair of the Housing Committee that will oversee one of the major priorities this legislative session. I look forward to spirited discussions that highlight the needs of our state and hope for solutions that serve our residents equitably.
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.
Thanks to our strong, fiscally responsible policies at the state level:
Our bond ratings are stellar.
Job growth numbers keep improving.
We have cut billions in unfunded pension debts from our balance sheets.
We paid back the pandemic-era Unemployment Trust Fund loan, which is great news for local businesses.
Access Health CT's (AHCT) Open Enrollment Period for 2024 opens this Wednesday, November 1. During this period, individuals can enroll for the first time, renew their coverage, and explore the various policy options to see which will be the most beneficial.
Recently, the CTLCV - Connecticut League of Conservation Voters released its annual Environmental Scorecard. The legislation included in the scorecard represents a diverse set of environmental concerns. I'm pleased to report I received a 96% rating from CTLCV.