CURRENT NEWS

Medicare Savings Program Cuts Restored

January 9, 2018

In a bipartisan vote the House of Representatives voted 130-3 to restore $54 million in funding to the Medicare Savings Program. Following the House vote, the Senate also voted 32-1 in concurrence with the House to restore funding to this important program.

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Renters Rebate Checks Are Going Out

December 6, 2017

The Office of Policy and Management has announced that residents enrolled in the state’s Renter’s Rebate program are expected to receive their checks within the next several days.

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Upcoming Events For Veterans

September 5, 2017

Veterans have made incredible sacrifices for our country, and many continue to give back long after their military service has ended. There are several upcoming events for veterans including a POW/MIA ceremony, Stand Down event and the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame.

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$1.5 Billion in Savings

July 27, 2017

The state House of Representatives took a significant step toward solving the state’s fiscal crisis by securing a crucial piece of the budget puzzle – ratifying a concessions deal that is expected to save taxpayers $1.5 billion over the next two years.

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Revisions To 8-30g Statute Veto Overridden

July 25, 2017

I am pleased with the legislature’s override of the Governor’s veto of a bi-partisan bill I championed in the House of Representatives which revises language in the affordable housing statute to protect towns and cities from predatory development while encouraging the development of affordable housing throughout the state.

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Citizen's Budget Workshop

July 13, 2017

I am so impressed with the participation at our interactive budget workshop. I have a better understanding of what is important to you and I will take that back to Hartford.

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