I will be hosting this Virtual Roundtable on Senior Issues with Lt. Governor Bysiewicz, Commissioner of the Department of Aging and Disability Amy Porter, Long Term Care Ombudsman Mailread Painter, Associate Director of the Center for Medicare Advocacy Kathleen Holt, and President of the Mystic Geriatric Institute Dr. Chris Morren.
The state's annual Sales Tax-Free Week is starting this Sunday, August 16 through next Saturday, August 22.
Now, you have the opportunity to express your opinion on the recent rate increase by Eversource. As customers of the utility, we were all astonished to receive an exceptionally high bill recently, which placed yet another burden on hard working people trying to navigate the pandemic.
After a very long day of almost 24 hours in a special session that started at 11:00am Thursday and ended Friday morning, I joined my colleagues through virtual technology to respect social distancing and ensure everyone's safety, to vote on four important measures that residents in the state have been following closely.
I have been working with my colleagues to secure $600,000 of state funding for an important project in our district, to connect the sidewalk gaps in Pawcatuck along the state owned Route 1.