Sometimes when tragedy strikes, as it has in Buffalo and now Uvalde, Texas, there are just emotions and few words – it’s why we call it unspeakable tragedy. We turn towards one another to seek support and express those emotions and our response. There is usually the urge to DO SOMETHING.
For those with infants or family and friends with infants who need formula, you have been following, with growing concern, the shortage of infant formula across the country.
I hope you’ll join me for one of the following events, an in-person legislative wrap-up with the League of Women Voters, the state’s National Prevention Week event at the Discovery Museum, and the annual Fairfield CARES Community Event featuring Marc Brackett, Yale professor, internationally acclaimed author, and emotional intelligence researcher.
I was proud to support a budget that includes a child tax credit, increases the Earned Income Tax Credit for working families, maintains the gas tax break, eliminates the pension tax, lowers the car tax in places like neighboring Bridgeport, and provides critical investments in mental health services for our young people.
Here is information about safety on our roadways, the CT Department of Transportation Capitol Plan request for public input, COVID Booster Clinics this week, the Renter’s Rebate Program, and the next Fairfield Business Roundtable.