CURRENT NEWS

Gun Control In Light of the Tragedy in Uvalde, TX

May 25, 2022

The tragedy that happened at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, and every one that's happened in the past two decades is the result of our federal leaders' inaction. Our state and our country need bold, decisive action to protect our communities from gun violence.

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State Budget Makes Significant Investments in Bridgeport

May 3, 2022

After months of negotiation and hearing input from residents across our state, I am happy to pass along great news. On Monday, the House of Representatives passed the $24 billion state budget proposal which provides $600 million in tax relief for working families. The budget cuts taxes more than any other Connecticut state budget in decades.

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CT DOT Approves Fairfield Avenue Corridor Study

January 31, 2022

I am pleased to announce that the Connecticut Department of Transportation has approved a corridor study for Bridgeport's Black Rock neighborhood. The study will focus on Fairfield Avenue/Route 130 and Brewster Street to investigate strategies to improve safety for pedestrians, cyclists, public transit users, and drivers.

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Funding for Bridgeport Initiatives

January 7, 2022

Yesterday, the City of Bridgeport received $990,000 in state funding to clean up the former UI Power Plant site at 137 East Main Street! The funding, delivered through the state Department of Economic and Community Development's Brownfield Remediation Program, will be used to construct a proposed multi-family, mixed-use development on the 6.5-acre site.

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COVID-19 Vaccines Available for Children Ages 5-11

November 9, 2021

Governor Ned Lamont and Connecticut Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Manisha Juthani recently announced that COVID-19 vaccines are now available to be administered to Connecticut children ages 5 through 11. The availability of the vaccines for this age group follows the recent recommendations of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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