Robots, Coffee, and Democracy

May 16, 2023

We are working hard to finalize bill language, build consensus to advance important proposals, and craft a budget as the legislative session intensifies. I am also proud to share that after much planning and coordination, this week I hosted a Students → Manufacturers Fair at the Capitol.

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BREAKING NEWS: $272,000 in State Grants for Ansonia Riverwalk

May 15, 2023

I'm thrilled to share that $272,000 in state funds are being awarded to the 104th for the Ansonia Riverwalk! These state funds, administered through the Connecticut Recreational Trail Program, will be used for planning and design on the existing paved trail along the Naugatuck River Greenway.

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Join Me Next Week!

May 12, 2023

Please be sure to join me next week for a pair of Community Coffee Events to have a conversation about improving our community.

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Helping You Save on Your Energy Bill

April 21, 2023

It’s been a busy time of policy development in the legislature, and I also hosted THREE events in the 104th this week--including a conversation on how you can save on your energy bill and two Coffee with Kara events.

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Join Me Tomorrow!

March 16, 2023

Please stop by for an in-person Community Coffee Event tomorrow from 8 a.m. - 9 a.m. in the back room of the Valley Diner, 636 New Haven Ave, Derby. Please join the conversation and share your thoughts, ask questions, and provide feedback on state policies currently under consideration by the legislature.

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Your Input Needed on New Transportation Plan 2050

February 27, 2023

The Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments (NVCOG) recently released a draft of our region’s long term transportation plan. The plan, called NVision50, outlines the goals for transportation in the region between now and 2050 and lays out strategies to achieve this vision.

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Huge Investments For Our Schools

February 15, 2023

I am proud to have voted yes to support our students in a big way. We guaranteed millions in special education funding in schools and free school lunch for the rest of this academic year.

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