Paying Down Pension Debt

October 4, 2023

Last week, Connecticut transferred more than $1.3 billion to pay down its long-term pension debt.

Since the legislature enacted the state’s “fiscal guardrails” in 2017, more than $7 billion in excess contributions captured from volatile revenue sources have been made to pay down pension debt, resulting in far-reaching savings for Connecticut taxpayers.

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Upcoming Funding For Groton Boathouse

September 29, 2023

This morning I saw the great news that $60,000 for repairs to the Groton Boathouse appeared on the agenda for the State Bond Commission. The funding will go towards repairs including removing exterior paint and repainting and removing and replacing old roof shingles as needed.

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CT's Presidential Primary Moved Up By Four Weeks

September 28, 2023

Connecticut was lost in the forest at the end of the presidential primary season. During Tuesday’s Special Session, we took this bipartisan proposal and moved the state's presidential primary up by four weeks. This means the presidential primary will occur on the first Tuesday in April.

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Safety Improvement Project On Exit 3A Northbound

September 27, 2023

The Connecticut Department of Transportation will be installing a wrong-way detection system at the Exit 3A northbound off ramp from Route 349 (Clarence B. Sharp Hwy.) in Groton from Monday, October 2 at 7pm through Tuesday, October 3 at 5am.

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Funding For The Lyman Allyn Park Project

September 27, 2023

Great news for the New London community: At yesterday's Community Investment Fund 2030 board meeting, the board approved a grant of over $1.1 million for the Lyman Allyn Park Project at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum!

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National Blue Ribbon School in Groton!

September 20, 2023

I was delighted to see that Groton's own Marine Science Magnet High School was recently named by the U.S. Department of Education as one of the 2023 National Blue Ribbon Schools. This award is given to schools across the country for demonstrating overall high achievement or success in closing achievement gaps.

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Right to Counsel Groton Expansion

September 18, 2023

I'm thrilled to share that the Right to Counsel Program - which provides income-eligible tenants with a free lawyer to represent them if they are facing eviction or loss of their housing subsidy - has expanded to the residents of Groton!

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