Expanded Access to Health Coverage for Personal Care AttendantsMarch 16, 2023
Personal care attendants (PCAs) will have additional access to affordable health insurance after an agreement was reached to expand the application deadline for PCAs to apply for the first round of the new premium assistance benefit.
Energy Assistance and Policy ForumMarch 15, 2023
Please join me at the Bristol Public Library on April 5th from 6:00 pm-7:00 pm for a conversation on energy assistance programs that are provided to our neighbors in need and what we are doing at the legislature to address the rising energy costs.
CIF Grant Awarded to Bristiol for Route 72 UpgradesMarch 14, 2023
Route 72 in Bristol will receive some much-needed safety upgrades and other enhancements thanks to a grant provided by the Community Investment Fund 2030 (CIF) Board's approval of $6.8 million in funding.
Join the America 250 | CT Commission Community Listening SessionsMarch 2, 2023
Last year, the America 250 | CT Commission was created to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, which will take place in 2026. The Commission is tasked with creating an inclusive and engaging commemoration where Connecticut’s residents can appreciate history's relevance and understand the diverse people of the past that all contributed to the American story.
Critical Benefits Coming To an EndFebruary 23, 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.
The House Passes Emergency CertificationFebruary 10, 2023
As we continue to progress steadily through the current session, it is important that we continue to build upon past legislative successes that have allowed Connecticut to keep moving forward.
State Capitol Update from Rep. FortierJanuary 30, 2023
I am honored to serve as your state representative in the Connecticut General Assembly. I want to share a few updates on what I've been up to and what you can expect in the legislative session ahead.
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.