Overdose Awareness Day

August 31, 2021

August 31 was International Overdose Awareness Day. The opioid crisis has affected communities in Connecticut and across the country.

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FDA Approves Pfizer Vaccine

August 24, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted the Pfizer BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine full approval today, becoming the first vaccine to receive complete authorization following a comprehensive review by the agency, using the extensive data provided as well as conducting their own analyses.

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Welcoming a New Business to Ridgefield

August 11, 2021

Grow Wellness, an alternative therapy center located in Ridgefield, held a Grand Opening event. I was joined by First Selectman Rudy Marconi and state Representative Aimee Berger-Girvalo, as well as members from the community.

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Access Health Extends Special Enrollment Period

August 7, 2021

Access Health CT (AHCT) has extended the deadline for its Special Enrollment Period (SEP) to October 31, making it easier and more convenient than ever for Connecticut residents to obtain a good, quality, affordable health insurance plan.

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Funding for Special Education Services

August 6, 2021

This week, more than $16 million in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief II (ESSER II) funds was made available to 170 school districts across Connecticut. This relief money will allow schools throughout our state to provide special education services to more than 80,000 students during the upcoming school year.

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