CURRENT NEWS

$986K Secured for Clinton & Westbrook Projects

September 23, 2022

On Monday, $986,000 in state grants were approved for Clinton and Westbrook as a part of the $31.3 million in funding for 77 small towns in Connecticut to complete a wide variety of shovel-ready infrastructure improvements.

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Saving Deer Lake and More

September 16, 2022

Earlier today, we held a press conference at Deer Lake in Killingworth to announce the purchase of the Deer Lake Scout Reservation from the Connecticut Yankee Council (CYC) of the Boy Scouts.

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Submit Testimony for Upcoming "Autism Waiver" Hearing

September 9, 2022

The Human Services Committee, which I sit on, will hold a joint public hearing with the Appropriations Committee on Wednesday, September 21 at 1PM via Zoom to hear a Renewal and Amendment of the Home and Community Supports Medicaid Waiver for Persons with Autism (the “Autism Waiver”).

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Energy Assistance Program

September 2, 2022

As a member of the Human Services Committee, we met with the Appropriations Committee and Energy and Technology Committee on Monday for a public hearing to discuss the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and a proposed amendment to the Low Income Household Water Assistance.

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Student Loan Debt Relief!

August 26, 2022

President Biden announced he will sign an executive order which will forgive up to $10,000 of student loan debt for individuals making less than $125,000 per year (and couples earning less than $250,000). Borrowers who received a Pell Grant may be eligible to receive up to $20,000 in loan forgiveness.

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Health Care Premium Assistance

August 19, 2022

Health insurance became more affordable for hundreds of thousands of Americans through enhanced premium tax credits created by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA).

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Testify Against Insurance Rate Hikes

August 12, 2022

On Monday, August 15th at 9:00 AM, the CID will host a public meeting to receive public input on the proposed rate increases filed by CIGNA Health & Life, CTCare Inc., CTCare Benefits Inc., and the ConnectiCare Insurance Company, Inc.

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Your Input is Needed!

August 5, 2022

You have an opportunity to ask questions and provide comments to the insurance companies proposing these rate hikes!

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