Frequently, our work is connecting our constituents to resources at the state level that may help solve a problem they are having. Often, we meet with constituents, advocates, and associations/organizations to hear the challenges they are facing and how there may be a legislative solution that could be proposed in the next session.
The e-news is packed this week with consumer pricing information on electricity, a warning about a new Apple phone feature, information on Access Health, and holiday happenings around the district.
Giving is what the season we are in is about. While I share more below about how I spent part of my day today, I want to tell you here, we are in the middle of a homelessness humanitarian crisis in Connecticut. That may sound hyperbolic but to give you some perspective, in the last seven weeks, the number of unhoused individuals across the state has gone from 500 to 1,500, many of them over the age of 55 and disabled, and families with very young children.
The Veterans & Military Affairs Committee is hosting an informational hearing on Wednesday, November 8, at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, Room 2C, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.