CURRENT NEWS

Extended Heat Wave in CT Forecast

July 21, 2022

The summer's first heat wave is here. The next several days are set to see temperatures in Connecticut reach more than 90 degrees with a heat index of triple digits at times, which has prompted activation of the state’s extreme hot weather protocol starting today and effective through 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 24.

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Covered Connecticut Expansion

July 12, 2022

I am pleased to share that Covered Connecticut has expanded to allow adults without children to apply for the program and will now provide dental coverage and non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) benefits.

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Free Youth Admissions to CT Museums Return this Summer

June 30, 2022

The Connecticut Summer at the Museum program is returning for the 2022 summer season. Starting Friday, July 1, all children and one accompanying adult will receive free admission to over 90 museums across Connecticut. This program will be offered through September 6th to all Connecticut children, ages 18 and under.

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New Laws Effective July 1

June 29, 2022

A number of new laws that my colleagues and I worked on during the 2022 legislative session to implement meaningful change in our state will take effect in Connecticut on July 1, 2022.

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Head Start on Housing

June 15, 2022

I am pleased to announce Head Start on Housing, a cross-agency collaboration that will work to expedite housing subsidies for Head Start households.

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Great Economic News for CT

June 4, 2022

Connecticut's general obligation bond outlook was just raised from stable to positive by the credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P). This pivotal economic news is due to our historic payments toward our unfunded liabilities, a record rainy day fund and smart investments in the future of our state.

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