The Budget We Passed Promotes Fiscal Stability & ResponsibilityJune 6, 2023
The House of Representatives delivered a state budget that includes the largest income tax cut in the state’s history and significant increases in funding for local schools, also known as Education Cost Sharing (ECS) funds.
House Passes Bill Supporting Those with Intellectual DisabilitiesJune 1, 2023
We are delivering on key legislative priorities this session by addressing specific concerns affecting our Intellectually, Developmentally Disabled (IDD) population, which has been lacking adequate funding and services for far too long.
New Credit Rating UpgradeMay 24, 2023
Good news for Connecticut's growing economy! Connecticut just received an upgraded credit rating from the Kroll Bond Rating Agency, which means that our General Obligation bond credit rating was upgraded from AA (stable) to AA+ (stable), just one step below the highest credit rating possible!
Eversource, UI File Reduced Rates For Electricity With PURAMay 17, 2023
Eversource and United Illuminating (UI), Connecticut's two electric distribution companies (EDCs), have filed new and lower standard service rates for residential customers from July 1 through December 31 with the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA), and the average bills are expected to decrease significantly from current levels.
The House of Representatives has Passed Early VotingMay 5, 2023
Connecticut voters asked the legislature for more voting options through a constitutional amendment on early voting that they overwhelmingly approved, and we are answering the call.
Breaking Down the Budget ProcessApril 25, 2023
We are more than halfway through the regular session, and this is the time of year when legislative activity picks up in the Connecticut General Assembly. After weeks of holding public hearings, the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee and Appropriations Committee approved their budget proposals (Appropriations handles the spending side and Finance handles the revenue side).
Autism Acceptance MonthApril 12, 2023
April is Autism Acceptance Month. This year's theme, “Celebrate Differences,” aims to herald the acceptance of individuals beyond the spectrum.
Sexual Assault Awareness Month and ResourcesApril 5, 2023
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and I want you to be aware of the resources available to you in our community.