Although vaccinations have helped combat our fight against the spread of COVID-19, this terrible disease is still with us, causing sickness and deaths. We're facing a long recovery period. For those front-line workers who had to deal with the disease from its beginning, we owe them our thanks and support.
An additional $1 Billion boost in federal funding to the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), allowing for more households to receive the benefit in the state, has been allocated as part of an emergency supplemental aid package recently approved by Congress.
This is reminder that if you or someone you know is elderly or disabled and currently renting housing, the Connecticut’s Renters’ Rebate Program deadline to apply is fast approaching. With this year's deadline falling on Saturday, October 1 and local and state offices closed on weekends, please plan to submit your application by this Friday, if you haven't already.
HARTFORD – Great Plain School in Danbury was named as a 2022 National Blue-Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. Great Plain was one of four schools in Connecticut to earn this distinction.
We owe our veterans both our thanks and support. As a Navy veteran, I have always worked to treat my comrades-in-arms well, as they deserve. Through my role as a state representative, I have sponsored millions of dollars' worth of improvements to the Danbury War Memorial for its roof and HVAC and electrical systems.
The application period for the 2022-2023 winter season of the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) is now open! This program provides crucial support to vulnerable Connecticut homeowners and renters with the costs of heating their homes. The high cost of heating oil has become a worldwide issue and any form of relief would be beneficial.