Critical Benefits Coming To an End

February 28, 2023

Very soon, there will be changes for some of our most vulnerable individuals and families who are on Medicaid. Starting on April 1, the COVID-19 public health emergency protection will be coming to an end. Medicaid enrollees who were continuously covered will again have to provide proof of eligibility to continue getting benefits.

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English Language Learner Parent Bill of Rights

January 27, 2023

At a press conference in support of a bill for an English Language Learner Parent Bill of Rights that enumerates the rights of English language learner students and the responsibilities of local and regional boards of education to educate such students.

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2023 Legislative Session

January 9, 2023

I am honored to have been sworn in to serve my 6th legislative term last week Wednesday to continue serving as your state representative. For this session, I have been re-appointed Assistant Deputy Speaker President Pro Tempore, and will serve on the legislature's Finance, Revenue and Bonding, Government Administration & Elections, Human Services Committees, and the Joint Committee on Legislative Management.

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CareerConneCT Expands Intake Portal

December 15, 2022

Great news! CareerConneCT is expanding its intake portal. The goal of CareerConneCT is to provide underemployed and unemployed Connecticut residents with resources and training necessary for the pursuit of a well-paying, high-quality career path. The program provides free job training, case management, supportive services, and employment assistance.

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Improving Fiscal Outlook For Connecticut

December 8, 2022

I am pleased to report that responsible budgeting and major structural changes made to pension and teachers' retirements plans are putting Connecticut on much more solid fiscal ground and saving taxpayers billions in debt payments.

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Eversource and United Illuminating Rate Increases

November 21, 2022

I am sure we share the same concerns about Eversource and United Illuminating, the state's two main electric distribution companies, which both filed for new standard service supply rates with the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) that will increase rates by approximately 40%. Once approved by PURA, these new rates will go into effect from January 1, 2023, through the first six months of the year.

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