CURRENT NEWS

Let's Talk About the Shaboo Concert

June 13, 2022

David Foster of the Shaboo All Stars joined me for this episode of "Let's Talk About It" to promote the Shaboo Concert. The concert was held in memory of Michael Finnigan to benefit the Covenant Soup Kitchen.

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ParkConneCT is Back for the Summer Season

June 4, 2022

ParkConneCT, a transportation service that offers fare-free buses to Connecticut beaches and state parks, is now open for the summer season. This expanded service will run through Labor Day. ParkConneCT makes our state parks and beaches more accessible, ensuring that all residents will be able to enjoy Connecticut's beautiful outdoor offerings.  

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Let's Talk About the 2022 Session

June 3, 2022

On this episode of "Let's Talk About It" we discuss great community events. We also discuss initiatives the Connecticut General Assembly passed to expand access to community college, address children's mental and behavioral health, and more during the 2022 session.

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Great Economic News for CT

May 31, 2022

Connecticut's general obligation bond outlook was just raised from stable to positive by the credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P). This pivotal economic news is due to our historic payments toward our unfunded liabilities, a record rainy day fund and smart investments in the future of our state.

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Demanding Action on Gun Violence

May 27, 2022

In almost half a year, more than 200 mass shootings have occurred in the United States. It is unthinkable that our country and communities continue to mourn the loss of innocent lives - children, elderly, worshippers, shoppers at supermarkets and malls - to senseless mass shootings.

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Baby Formula Shortage and Helpful Resources

May 17, 2022

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) is utilizing numerous options to assist families across the state access baby formula during the nationwide shortage. The formula shortage started last fall due to supply chain issues resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. It was exacerbated in February when Abbott recalled powdered formula manufactured in its Michigan plant and temporarily shuttered it. 

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