CURRENT NEWS

Holding United Illuminating Accountable

August 7, 2020

Our state has been devastated by Tropical Storm Isaias, causing over 700,000 power outages across Connecticut, prompting Governor Ned Lamont Wednesday to apply for an emergency declaration from the federal government. The declaration was approved and allows Connecticut to request direct federal assistance to bolster its response.

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Extension: Utility Protection for Low Income Families

August 4, 2020

Your family can continue receiving utility protection through October 31, but you must call your utility company to get coded for HARDSHIP or WINTER protection.

The PURA (Public Utilities Regulatory Authority) July 21, 2020 ruling extends protection through October 31, 2020 for hardship customers. On November 1, hardship customers are protected from utility shutoff by the winter protection moratorium, which is effective through May 1.

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Weekly Highlights

July 17, 2020

I hope you and your family are keeping safe and healthy! To help you stay up-to-date on information related to the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic, and issues important to you, I am sharing this recap with some of this week’s highlights.

Below is information on:
CT's Temporary Housing Assistance Initiatives Which Began Wednesday
Regional Travel Advisory Updated
Special Session Slated for Next Week
Police Accountability Bill Proposed

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Phase 3 Delayed - COVID-19 Weekly Recap

July 11, 2020

To help you and our neighbors stay up-to-date on the ever-evolving stream of information related to the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic, my office and I are working to provide news as it develops over social media and by email.

This is a recap of some of this week’s highlights:
Phase 3 Reopening Delayed
Eight Additional States Added to Regional Travel Advisory
Campgrounds Open
Paycheck Protection Plan Extended
Absentee Ballots
Election Day Volunteers

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Covid - Weekly Highlights

July 5, 2020

As we continue to monitor the ever-evolving stream of information related to the pandemic, I am encouraged by Connecticut's declining numbers as well as the overall cooperation from residents.

Below is short recap of some of this week’s highlights:
School Reopening
Housing Relief Package
Billions in PPP Loans
Happy 4th of July!

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Weekly Updates

June 18, 2020

In case you missed it, below you will find a few updates from this week. I hope you find them helpful.

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We Need A Special Session

June 11, 2020

The past few weeks of demonstrations across the state, the nation and the world have stoked public and open conversations about racism, voting rights and civil rights that for decades have been labeled as too controversial to effectively address through legislation.

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