CURRENT NEWS

Vaccine Appointment Assist Line Expanded

February 8, 2021

In partnership with the state Department of Public Health (DPH), the United Way of Connecticut has announced plans to immediately expand availability and access to vaccine scheduling through the state’s Vaccine Appointment Assist Line.

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African American/Black and Puerto Rican/Latino Course Studies

February 3, 2021

I am pleased to share that Public Act 19-12, "An Act Concerning the Inclusion of Black and Latino Studies in the Public School Curriculum" is moving forward with a more comprehensive curriculum that includes African American/Black and Puerto Rican/Latino Course Studies and their contributions to the rich history of the United States.

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Money for New Haven Schools

February 2, 2021

I am pleased to report that New Haven will receive $37,716,245 in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Funds (ESSER II) as part of the second CARES act that passed in December 2020.

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Police Accountability Legislation Announced

July 10, 2020

The bill spans over 60 pages and covers over 40 sections, all related to police accountability and transparency as we respond to this moment. It builds upon some of the work that was done in 2015 , in 2017 and again last year to keep Connecticut at the forefront of reform.

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