The CGA has been in session since January 5th and is hard at work. This "long" session runs until the second week in June (which differs from a "short" session that goes from February to May). Our primary task is to adopt a 46-billion-dollar biennial state budget.
I wanted to share with you my appointment as the House Chair of the Public Safety and Security Committee by Speaker of the House Matt Ritter and House Majority Leader Jason Rojas.
I wanted to update you on a major project in the region. This past Friday, as the House Chairman of the Joint Committee on Veterans' Affairs, I had the honor of participating in the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Connecticut National Guard Readiness Center located just past the Pomfret line in Putnam.
The Woodstock Academy has proudly partnered with Project Courage, a behavioral and mental health center specializing in substance use prevention and recovery, for the 2022-23 school year. The partnership agreement will provide a trained substance abuse counselor on-site at The Woodstock Academy two days per week to support students in need.
Brooklyn, Eastford, and Pomfret were selected to receive a total of $719,038.28 in state grants through the Small Town Economic Assistance Program for capital improvement projects.