CURRENT NEWS

Update on SHW/Farrel Site Redevelopment

November 1, 2022

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.

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New DMV Website to Provide More Services

October 24, 2022

As part of the state's efforts to reduce in-person visits and wait times at DMV offices, the DMV website will provide more streamlined services and more online service options for residents.

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PSLF Waiver Ends October 31

October 12, 2022

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.

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$540,000 in New State Funds for Ansonia

October 12, 2022

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.

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New Laws Took Effect October 1

October 3, 2022

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.

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CT Education Association Releases 2022 Legislator Report Card

September 21, 2022

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!

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