Recently I've received several inquiries about the SHW/Farrel Foundry site redevelopment on the corner of Main and North Main Street in Ansonia. I wanted to provide you with an update on this project, which has received significant state funding for environmental clean-up, demolition, and transit-oriented development.
The U.S. Department of Education has implemented temporary changes to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program rules that make it easier for federal student loan borrowers to receive credit for past periods of repayment that would otherwise not qualify for forgiveness. These changes end on October 31, 2022. After this date, normal PSLF rules will apply.
State Representative Kara Rochelle (D – Ansonia, Derby) and State Senator Jorge Cabrera (D – Hamden) applaud the approval of $540,000 in state funds through Connecticut's Transit-Oriented Development Grant Program to restore or demolish two pedestrian bridges located at the former Ansonia Copper & Brass industrial complex, 75 Liberty St, and SHW/Farrell Building site, 35 North Main Street.
Several new laws in Connecticut went into effect on Saturday, October 1. These laws are a result of my colleagues' hard work during the 2022 session. From juvenile crime to children's mental health to fair rent, you can read more about the new laws that took effect and what they mean for you.
Rep. Rochelle Lauds Community Investment Fund 2030 Board's Approval of Application to Repair Ansonia Copper & Brass Access BridgeSeptember 27, 2022
State Representative Kara Rochelle (D – Ansonia, Derby) applauds the approval of $6.5 million in state funds through Connecticut's Community Investment Fund 2030 (CIF) to repair an access bridge at the former Ansonia Copper & Brass industrial complex, 75 Liberty St, providing easier access to the site from the Naugatuck River.
The Connecticut Education Association (CEA) has released its Legislator Report Card for the 2021-2022 legislative cycle. The Report Card evaluates legislators' voting records and advocacy to support public education in Connecticut. For this year's cycle, CEA has placed me on its 2022 Honor Roll!