$2 Million For Upper Albany Main Street, Inc.

January 29, 2016

I am pleased that the State Bond Commission approved $2 million in state funding for an Upper Albany Main Street, Inc. building project at its meeting this morning in the Legislative Office Building.

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Scholarships for Hartford Students

January 12, 2016

The Hartford Promise is a new program that offers scholarships to Hartford high school students who meet certain benchmarks.

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Hartford Seminary Interfaith Vigil

December 17, 2015

It was encouraging to see our community come together to celebrate our diversity and condemn bigotry, intolerance, and hate.

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Connecticut 6th Healthiest State

December 10, 2015

Connecticut is the 6th healthiest state in the U.S. according to America’s Health Rankings Annual Report. The report found that since last year we have improved in the areas of infectious diseases, cancer deaths, and childhood poverty but still face challenges on drug-related deaths and health disparity. You can view the study here.

As Co-Chair of the Public Health Committee, I am happy to see Connecticut ranking in the top ten healthiest states in the country but recognize that there is always room for improvement.

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