Budget Update

December 21, 2015

The new budget framework is better for New Haven’s economy than the executive proposal. We successfully restored items proposed for elimination and provided some relief to services and to the New Haven economy.

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White House Education Convening

December 16, 2015

I was excited to attend a White House Convening of State Education Leaders in Washington, D.C. last week to discuss issues related to state education. This was an invaluable learning opportunity for me and I look forward to applying that knowledge to my work on the Education Committee and to improve education in Torrington.

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Protecting Mountain Dairy Farms

November 25, 2015

Mountain Dairy Farms, which has been run by ten generations of the Stearns family, conveyed the farm’s development rights to the state. More than 82 acres of the 243-year-old farm will be permanently protected and will be forever available for agricultural production under the state’s Farmland Preservation Program.

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New Nelton Court Housing Opens in Hartford's North End

November 12, 2015

I was very pleased to have joined Housing Authority of the City of Hartford (HACH) Executive Director Annette Sanderson and Chair of the Board of Commissioners Marilyn E. Rossetti joined U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Field Office Director Suzanne C. Piacentini along with other officials for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new Nelton Court low income public housing development in the North End of Hartford.

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