Speaker of the House-designate Matt Ritter (D – Hartford) and House Majority Leader Jason Rojas (D – East Hartford, Manchester) have tapped State Representative Pat Boyd (D – Brooklyn, Eastford, Pomfret, Union, Woodstock) to serve as House Chair of the legislature's Committee on Veterans' Affairs for the 2021 legislative session which convenes January 6, 2021.
All eight counties in Connecticut have received federal disaster declarations due to ongoing drought that has negatively impacted the state's farming industry. The declaration allows farmers who suffered qualifying farm-related losses caused by the designated disaster to apply for assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (FSA).
The Connecticut Department of Transportation will begin milling and resurfacing a 0.79-mile segment of Route 44 in Pomfret.
You have the opportunity to express your opinion on the recent rate increase by Eversource. The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority has announced a hearing is scheduled for Monday, August 24 to conduct a review of Eversource to determine if the utility is benefiting from increased revenues at ratepayer expense.
After hearing an outcry from customers and constituents on the recent rising energy costs, the Energy and Technology Committee and bi-partisan legislative leaders issued a communication to the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) requesting suspension of the July 1 delivery rate increase and related charges.
The Connecticut Department of Transportation will begin a milling and resurfacing project of Route 97 and SR 644 (Murdoch Road) in Pomfret.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and daily information on cases and outcomes, we are finally seeing some steady progress towards re-opening. Thanks to the social distancing measures we put in place and most everyone's cooperation and compliance, we have seen a daily decline in hospitalizations across the state. As a result, Governor Lamont announced the state will begin a cautious, phased-in re-opening beginning on May 20th.
Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, and it was signed into law by President Trump on Friday.
To help Connecticut residents understand the details of the bill and how it can potentially provide assistance during the COVID-19 crisis, Senator Chris Murphy's office has compiled a list of frequently asked questions.