Helping Our Children: Supporting Their Mental HealthJanuary 12, 2022
A booklet to help you navigate your child’s behavior, monitor any concerning issues, and know exactly where to go for help, and when.
Increasing Accountability Among Utility CompaniesMay 2, 2023
PURA unanimously voted to begin a search for consultants to monitor the performance of the state's two electric distribution companies - Eversource and United Illuminating. This is an important step toward eventually shifting to performance-based regulation for the companies.
Thank you to Everyone Who Attended "Don't Get Swindled!"May 1, 2023
Thank you to everyone who joined me, Attorney General William Tong, State Rep. Jack Fazzino, and State Sen. Jan Hochadel, on April 27 at Cheshire Senior Center.
This post contains links to the two documents we shared on Thursday. Click the link to access the information!
Don't Get Swindled! Seniors, Family, Caregivers Event in CheshireApril 25, 2023
This event will inform seniors, their families, and their caretakers, about popular scams often targeting them, and how to avoid becoming a victim. We'll also talk about what to do if you are scammed. Attorney General Tong will share resources and tips and talk about the Elder Justice Hotline.
Energy 101 Event in CheshireApril 3, 2023
Please join Senator Hochadel, Rep. Fazzino, and me for an Energy 101 event on Wednesday, April 5, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Cheshire Town Hall.
House Special SessionNovember 29, 2022
With many families in Connecticut facing added financial strain due to rising prices, the legislature went into special session earlier this week to provide some relief. A bipartisan bill passed by the General Assembly and signed into law by Governor Lamont extends the current suspension of the gasoline tax, provides additional funding for energy assistance programs, and continues premium pay for frontline workers.
Small Business Growth In CTOctober 31, 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.
Rep. Linehan Receives Award for Work in Child Sex Abuse Prevention by The National Sexual Violence Resource CenterOctober 13, 2022
State Representative Liz Linehan was given the "Visionary Voice Award" by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center for her leadership in passing legislation on child sex abuse prevention. Rep. Linehan, a co-Chair of the Committee on Children, has worked diligently to ensure that children in Connecticut are protected, survivors have access to resources to help them heal, and abusers are held accountable.