This session I worked alongside my colleagues to pass a bipartisan budget which did not raise taxes, and focused on putting more money in the pockets of hard-working Connecticut families through increased tax credits.
A milling and resurfacing project on the appropriately 2 mile strip of Fairfield Avenue (Route 130) from the circle in Fairfield through Black Rock to the I-95 Exit 25 ramp is scheduled for Tuesday, July 6, 2021 through Friday, July 30, 2021. Work will be conducted from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., Sunday night through Saturday morning.
The past year was very difficult for families across Connecticut as children and parents both navigated remote learning, new childcare demands, and social distancing measures. As our communities re-open, Connecticut has launched several summer enrichment initiatives to provide children with fun and educational opportunities that capitalize on the outstanding resources throughout our state.
Following votes in the House last night and the Senate earlier today, the General Assembly has finally voted to legalize recreational cannabis in Connecticut. After years of debate and hard-work, the legislature has worked to craft a comprehensive program to legalize cannabis and lift up our communities, especially those who have paid the highest price for marijuana possession and use.
Wednesday morning, the House passed a $46.4 billion state budget, sending it to the Senate. This budget invests in working- and middle-class families while staying under the spending cap and holding the line on taxes without touching the Rainy-Day Fund.
Connecticut's current domestic violence laws fall short of offering comprehensive support and protection for survivors. S.B. 1091 will change that.