This Spring I had the tremendous pleasure of touring the Bigelow Tea Company facility in Fairfield with Cindi Bigelow, CEO and President, and members of her team. It was a great opportunity to learn about Bigelow’s operations and better understand how Connecticut can work with local businesses to foster economic growth.
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill recently announced a new tool to track business formation in Connecticut. Her office has worked with the Connecticut Data Collaborative to launch a site, Ctbusiness.ctdata.org, which pinpoints where business activity is happening in the state and makes this data accessible to the public.
The Yale Residents are an impressive group led by the amazing Dr. Julie Rosenbaum, yes, of Fairfield. What a pleasure to speak with the group about prescription painkillers, heroin, legislative advocacy and the role of lobbying organizations. — with Julie Rosenbaum.
This past week, I was thrilled to meet with and run into fellow Fairfield residents working on everything from women's business, GMO labelling, green energy, maritime issues and training of Yale residents. I am so proud of the people of this community who continue to make our state a wonderful to place to live, work and enjoy the natural world.
I received an award by the Connecticut Chapter of the National MS Society for my work on legislation that promoted accessibility for persons living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and other disabilities during MS Action Day at the Capitol.