CURRENT NEWS

A Top Priority: Childhood Nutrition Programs

March 4, 2024

I am thrilled to share exciting news about my commitment to promoting the health and well-being of our community’s families and children. In response to the vital need for improved childhood nutrition, we are working on crafting comprehensive legislation that ensures mothers and children who are eligible for federal benefits are enrolled in these programs with ease and confidence.

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Funding for Heating Help Bolstered

February 21, 2024

We approved $17 million in additional funds for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and Operation Fuel – two important programs that many residents and families rely on for cold weather heating assistance.

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Legislative & Local Updates - February 13th

February 13, 2024

I have so much to share with you in this update - highlights from the start of the 2024 session, resources to keep you informed, a Connecticut Grown for Connecticut Kids Grant coming to Vernon, East Windsor virtual public hearing on Cellco/Verizon Wireless Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need, walking the red carpet for Checkmate!, Mamma Mia at Rockville High School, "Planning the Future of Your Farm" informational session in Ellington, and more.

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CT Siting Council Virtual Public Hearing for East Windsor

February 7, 2024

There will be a virtual public hearing on Tuesday, February 27 with the Connecticut Siting Council on Docket #519 - Cellco Partnership (d/b/a Verizon Wireless) for a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need for construction, maintenance, and operation of a telecommunications facility at 11 Chamberlain Road in East Windsor. 

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Legislative & Local Updates - January 22, 2024

January 22, 2024

I have a lot to share with you - we had a very successful "Moving Beyond" conference, I'm seeking feedback regarding local hospitals, I have an update for you on the state's Baby Bonds program, congratulations are in order for eight local Girl Scouts, and Take Your Child to the Library is coming up on February 3. Town libraries across the 57th District are participating.

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State Launches New Jobs Portal

January 19, 2024

Connecticut has launched its new jobs portal, jobs.ct.gov, which is aimed at assisting state residents — and those seeking to move here — in the process of finding a job.

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Governor Activates Severe Cold Weather Protocol

January 17, 2024

Governor Lamont has announced that due to a weather forecast indicating that Connecticut will experience a period of extremely cold weather resulting in very low wind chill values over the next several days, he is directing the state’s severe cold weather protocol to go into effect Wednesday afternoon (1/17) and remaining in effect through noon on Monday (1/22).

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