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Weekly Update & Local Happenings: November 25

November 25, 2022

I hope you all enjoyed a happy thanksgiving spent with those you love!

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on what we’re thankful for. I’m so grateful for family, friends, neighbors and the faith you’ve placed in me to be New London's State Representative for the 39th District.

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Weekly Update & Local Happenings: November 18

November 18, 2022

A recent report detailed that throughout Connecticut there was an increase of 13% in overall homelessness from 2021 to 2022.

My legislative colleagues and I are actively working on solutions ahead of the upcoming winter season. Most recently, as part of the state budget adjustment passed during the 2022 legislative session, we included $5 million for the Connecticut Department of Housing (CTDOH) for eviction prevention.

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Weekly Update & Local Happenings: November 4

November 4, 2022

Join me in a big "Shout It Out" to our October Students of the Month:

Gerson Gonzalez De Leon - Pre-K, Early Childhood Center at B.P. Mission
Adeline Safari - 2nd Grade, Winthrop STEM Elementary Magnet School
Keyrangelys Rolon Zorrilla - Kindergarten, Harbor Elementary School
Amelie Kydd - 8th Grade, Bennie Dover Jacksom Multi-Magnet Middle School
Clara Drinkwater - 4th Grade, Nathan Hale Arts Magnet School
Nehemias Morales - C.B. Jennings International Elementary Magnet School
Weicai (Andy) He - New London Adult & Continuing Education

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Weekly Update & Local Happenings: October 21

October 28, 2022

Ahead of heading out on your weekend activities, I want to remind everyone that Shore Line East will have an adjusted scheduled Saturday, October 29 – Sunday, October 30 to accommodate a railroad switch replacement project in Branford conducted by Amtrak.

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Weekly Update & Local Happenings: October 21

October 21, 2022

This week, I had the great opportunity to attend the Purple Flag Raising in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month at the State Capitol.

Through my work as a Police Officer I have seen firsthand the fear that survivors experience, not only for their own safety, but for that of their children. We know that domestic violence is all about control, coercion, and isolation - it leaves many victims feeling helpless.

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Weekly Update & Local Happenings: October 14

October 14, 2022

UniteCT, which provides rent and utility assistance for households financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, has been allocated an additional $11 million from the U.S. Department of the Treasury to supplement more than $400 million in federal funding previously allocated for the program that helps keep families safely housed.

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Weekly Update & Local Happenings: September 30

September 30, 2022

This weekend, several new laws in Connecticut will go into effect. These laws are a result of my colleagues' hard work during the 2022 session. Below are just some of the laws that will take effect and what they mean for you.

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