Over 100 new laws in Connecticut will go into effect today, July 1st. These laws mark the tireless work put in by my colleagues and I over the past few months. We all worked hard to listen to your concerns in order to advocate for you in Hartford.
Over the next few days Connecticut is expected to experience extreme temperatures that have prompted heat advisories from the National Weather Service through Wednesday. For immediate relief from the heat, dial 2-1-1 or click here to find a cooling center near you.
Local businesses are at the heart of every community in Connecticut, but sadly over the past year, they have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19. In an effort to not only aid small businesses, but also bolster our local economies, my colleagues and I made it a priority to expand and incentivize the state's Small Business Express (SBE) Program by passing HB 6467.
State Representative Michelle L. Cook applauds the Connecticut Senate's passage of legislation to lower prescription drug costs for consumers by prohibiting insurers from practicing non-medical switching, or changing the list of covered drugs during a plan year.
State Representative Michelle L. Cook applauds the signing of legislation that protects copay assistance by prohibiting insurers from implementing copay accumulator programs. Governor Ned Lamont signed the bill into law on Wednesday.
Yesterday, the House sent a powerful piece of legislation to the Governor’s desk. SB 1 declares that racism is a public health crisis in our state.
Connecticut House Democrats are dedicated to fighting for those who fought for our country. During the 2021 legislative session, House Democrats have introduced and passed a number of bills which focus on supporting veterans and active members of the military, as well as their families.