CURRENT NEWS

East Hartford CONNects Update

July 31, 2020

East Hartford CONNects has complied several COVID related resources for East Hartford residents. If you have additional questions, visit their website.

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Eversource Update

July 30, 2020

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.

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Insulin And Telehealth Legislation

July 23, 2020

Two health care reform bills designed to cap the monthly cost of diabetes treatment and expand Telehealth services were passed in the House of Representatives. Both bills seek to improve health care for Connecticut residents due to the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

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Absentee Voting Bill Passes House

July 23, 2020

Today we took a major step toward ensuring a safe voting experience in November.

The House passed, by a vote of 144-2, a bill that allows for absentee ballot voting to ensure safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Temp Safety Coordinators Positions At Foodshare

July 21, 2020

Foodshare is hiring part time (approx. 30 hrs./week) temporary staff to work as Safety Coordinators at Mobile Foodshare sites across Hartford and Tolland Counties. The position involves travel across our service area to 3-4 sites per day. Must have a reliable vehicle. Safety Coordinators must be punctual and work well with diverse populations.

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Remembering John Lewis

July 20, 2020

Over the weekend, America lost one of its distinguished heroes. John Lewis spent his 80 years fighting for equality for African Americans. He played an integral role in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. He served as the chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and at 23 years old he helped organize the March on Washington.

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