Rep. Simms Fights for More Commuter Rail FundingMay 24, 2023
In the proposed budget we are reviewing in Hartford, service on the New Haven line will drop to 86 percent starting July 1. We will go from 309 trains daily to 260.
Rep. Simms Legislative UpdateMay 18, 2023
May is Mental Health Awareness MonthMay 15, 2023
For the past 20 years, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has recognized Mental Health Awareness Month (MHAM) every May to increase awareness about the vital role mental health plays in our overall health and well-being.
If you or someone you know is mentally struggling, please know that you are not alone and no-cost help is available by phone, when and if it's needed.
House Passes Resolution Approving Constitutional Amendment to Allow No-Excuse Absentee VotingMay 11, 2023
Connecticut's rules for absentee voting are among the most restrictive in the U.S. and are enshrined in its constitution. A constitutional amendment is required to remove restrictions on absentee voting. This week, the House of Representatives passed HJR 1 on Wednesday, which means you will get to decide if we amend the state constitution to allow no-excuse absentee voting.
Early Voting Passes in the HouseMay 8, 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.
April is Autism Acceptance MonthApril 17, 2023
April is Autism Acceptance Month. This year's theme, “Celebrate Differences,” aims to herald the acceptance of individuals beyond the spectrum.
Additional Resources for Expiring ServicesApril 6, 2023
On April 1, a number of resources that offered vital assistance to our most vulnerable community members came to an end or ended expanded eligibility.
Beware of Tax Scams!March 27, 2023
April 18 is the last day to file your taxes this year. Make sure you're mindful of potential scams.