Absentee Ballots for the Upcoming Primary

July 25, 2022

State-wide primary elections for both Democrats and Republicans will be held August 9th. Absentee ballots are already available. You can get an application for an absentee ballot at your city or town hall in the town clerk's office or from the Secretary of the State's website Absentee Voting ( and follow the instructions.

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Extended Heat Wave in CT Forecast

July 20, 2022

The summer's first heat wave is here. The next several days are set to see temperatures in Connecticut reach more than 90 degrees with a heat index of triple digits at times, which has prompted activation of the state’s extreme hot weather protocol starting today and effective through 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 24.

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Covered Connecticut Program Expands to CT Residents Without Children

July 11, 2022

Access Health CT (AHCT) announced that they expanded eligibility requirements for the Covered Connecticut Program and additional benefits for those that qualify. The program, which was launched last July, provides health insurance at no cost to parents and caretaker relatives who meet all eligibility requirements.

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Connecticut’s Free Community College Program Deadline Approaching

July 7, 2022

If you or someone you know is a recent high school graduate headed to college or university, I have some important information to share with you! The deadline to apply for financial aid through Connecticut's free community college program is fast approaching. Students looking to take advantage of the Pledge to Advance Connecticut (PACT) program are encouraged to apply by Friday, July 15.

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Celebrating Independence Day

July 1, 2022

On Monday, we will join together to celebrate our Independence Day. I have been moved standing on the USS Arizona memorial. I have been moved watching 'o'er the ramparts' at Fort McHenry. Like all true patriots, I am moved celebrating Independence Day, as John Adams observed:

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New Laws Effective July 1

June 28, 2022

July 1, the beginning of the state's fiscal year when the budget adjustments take effect, is also a day traditionally for other laws. 2022 is not an exception. Here are some of the new laws I'm most proud of:

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Keeping Connecticut Healthy

June 24, 2022

While I'm proud to have worked on a state budget with $600 million in tax relief, we also made investments in a range of health care-related initiatives.

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