Consider my website your portal to information and services spread across the Web. Here you will find links, news and information about services from both the state and private providers.
As House Chair of the Appropriations Committee, I am committed to improving the state's safety net and funding initiatives that spur job creation and economic growth to improve the lives of hard working families in Connecticut and in my hometown of New Haven.
I hope you will keep in contact, by email, phone or in the district, as we work to make Connecticut a better place to live, work and do business.
Current News & Issues
$14.5 MIL FOR Q HOUSE
The plan to tear down and rebuild Q House today received a shot in the arm – state funding...the State Bond Commission has approved $14.5 million in state funding for the project. Q House is an important community institution. There has been a hole in the Dixwell neighborhood since Q House closed more than 10 years ago. READ MORE
BUDGET NEGOTIATORS EXPRESS OPTIMISM OVER WEEKEND TALKS
State budget negotiators worked through the weekend to try to come up with a package both sides could agree upon. CT News Junkie has the story. READ MORE
REP. TONI WALKER/APPROPS COMMITTEE PASS BUDGET
Unveiling a budget that protects funding for mental health services, municipalities, seniors, children, libraries, schools, healthcare, arts, tourism and social services – Rep. Toni Walker and her Democratic colleagues on the Appropriations Committee moved the budget debate forward. READ MORE
WINTERGREEN FIRING RANGE MOVING INDOORS
Rep. Toni Walker announced state funding to move the police academy training range to the former Army Reserve Center – indoors. READ MORE
INFORMATION ON THE ANTHEM DATA BREACH
Those who may have been affected should file their taxes quickly and be aware of scam emails seeking personal information. READ MORE