Capitol News Briefing on the First Annual Connecticut Food Insecurity Awareness DayApril 25, 2023
On Friday, I teamed up with Karen Thomas, the Executive Director of Friendly Hands Food Bank and other leaders to celebrate the first annual CT Food Insecurity Day.
March 25 was National Medal of Honor DayMarch 27, 2023
March 25 was National Medal of Honor Day. The Medal of Honor is the United States Armed Forces' highest military decoration and is awarded to recognize American soldiers, sailors, marines, airmen, guardians and coast guardsmen who have distinguished themselves by acts of valor. 🎖️
$46.6 Million to Support Small Business Growth in CTNovember 1, 2022
The state has announced a five-year, $46.6 million investment to expand small business assistance programs across Connecticut, specifically supporting small business owners who may have previously experienced barriers to accessing financial support. This initiative will also support startup businesses, which is great news for our economy.
New Laws Effective October 1September 28, 2022
This weekend, several new laws in Connecticut will go into effect on October 1. These laws are a result of my colleagues' hard work during the 2022 session. Below are just some of the laws that will take effect and what they mean for you.
Energy Assistance Program Application is Now OpenSeptember 2, 2022
The application period for the 2022-2023 winter season of the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) is now open! This program provides crucial support to vulnerable Connecticut homeowners and renters with the costs of heating their homes.
Movies at Warner TheatreAugust 25, 2022
The Warner Theater in Torrington will screen Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles tonight at 7 pm in the Oneglia Auditorium.
CT's Sales Tax Free Week Starts Tomorrow!August 20, 2022
Connecticut's 2022 Sales Tax Free Week is August 21 through August 27. This is a great opportunity to take the kids back-to-school shopping or to treat yourself or your loved ones while saving.
Supporting CT's Hospitality IndustryAugust 12, 2022
Connecticut's hospitality industry was hit hard by COVID-19. While many of our favorite restaurants, hotels, wineries, breweries, entertainment venues and more have made progress in their recovery, we know they're still trying to rebuild. Starting this week, more than 1,700 eligible CT-based hospitality businesses will receive checks in the mail through the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development's CT Hospitality Industry Support Program.