City of Waterbury, Board of Education Announce Waterbury Promise Scholarship

December 21, 2021

I want to call your attention to a dynamic new partnership that is set to help Waterbury's high school students realize their college promise.
The City of Waterbury, under Mayor Neil O'Leary, Waterbury Board of Education and Superintendent of Waterbury Public Schools Verna Ruffin have teamed up to create and launch the Waterbury Promise Scholarship.

This partnership affirms Waterbury's commitment to students pursuing higher education by removing the financial barriers they and their families face as part of the decision-making process.

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What Redistricting Looks Like in the 75th District

December 13, 2021

Connecticut's bipartisan Reapportionment Commission recently approved the redistricting plan for the state House of Representatives. The new plan is effective for the 2022 election, and legislators elected begin representing their new districts on January 4, 2023.
The 75th District saw very limited changes as 93% of the people in the new district are also in the current district. 

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Energy Assistance Available in CT

December 8, 2021

Increasing fuel prices will present additional challenges to keep warm this winter season.

For those who need help, I want to share information on available energy assistance services.

Some of the energy assistance programs available include:

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New Laws Going into Effect Today

October 1, 2021

Several new laws in Connecticut went into effect today. These laws are a result of the hard work of my colleagues and I during the 2021 session as we pushed for change that would benefit all Connecticut residents.

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