Increasing Accountability Among Utility CompaniesMay 5, 2023
The Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) unanimously voted to begin a search for consultants to monitor the performance of the state's two electric distribution companies - Eversource and United Illuminating. This is an important step toward eventually shifting to performance-based regulation for the companies.
Green Jobs Corps Bill Passes the HouseMay 1, 2023
On Thursday, the Connecticut House of Representatives was in session. We voted on a few bills, including one of my major initiatives, The Green Jobs Corps bill. I have been working hard on this bill since I’ve been sworn in, introducing it to others for co-sponsorship, working on the language so we are creating a good bill that does good, working with committee leadership and stakeholders in the Executive branch to make it better and more collaborative, and more!
Breaking Down the State Budget ProcessApril 19, 2023
We are more than halfway through the regular session, and this is the time of year when legislative activity picks up in the Connecticut General Assembly.
Coffee With Westport Delegation, Earth Day Event, and More!April 14, 2023
Spring is officially here and with the warmer weather, many events are coming up that I would like to share with you – please scan down to learn more! I hope the recent holidays brought a renewed sense of joy and togetherness to all who celebrate. Thank you to everyone who came out to the March Constituent Coffee Hour and brought personal care items – we donated 8 bags and 1 box of items to the Domestic Violence Crisis Center (DVCC).
Resources Available for Sexual Assault Awareness MonthApril 6, 2023
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and I want you to be aware of the resources available to you in our community. If you need help, you can call (888) 999-5545 anytime to speak with a certified sexual assault crisis counselor in English. Dial (888) 568-8332 to speak with an expert in Spanish.
Taking Action on Gun ViolenceMarch 30, 2023
On Tuesday, the Judiciary Committee voted to approve legislation to reduce gun violence, including mass shootings, community violence, domestic violence, suicides and accidental shootings. As a member of the Judiciary committee, I had an opportunity to listen and contribute to the discussion surrounding this bill. I ultimately voted yes because constituents have been reaching out to share that they supported the provisions of this bill since the beginning of session.
Expanded Access to Health Coverage for Personal Care AttendantsMarch 21, 2023
Thank you to all who came out to the Constituent Coffee Hour on Saturday. I loved talking with everyone and look forward to hosting more in the future.
Constituent Coffee Hour UpdateMarch 15, 2023
The location for the constituent coffee hour that is scheduled for this Saturday has changed. It will now be held at Café Dolce in Norwalk. I will be available from 11 am – 12:00 pm.