Updates Around Ridgefield

March 15, 2024

Lots still happening at the Capitol every day. We continue to attend public hearings and pass bills out of our committees. The days we aren’t in Hartford we are back in our districts, balancing legislative work with local events. This week I was happy to show my friend, State Comptroller Sean Scanlon, around our beautiful Main Street and, along with First Selectman Rudy Marconi, introduce him to many of our small business owners.

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Updates From a Busy Session Start

March 6, 2024

Last week was a busy one, and this week is shaping up to be the same. I’m writing this to you as I take a break from reading bill language for a Public Health Committee public hearing, taking place 30 minutes from now. With just shy of 100 people signed up to testify, this one is likely to be an all-nighter.

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The Early Stages of Session

February 23, 2024

It’s been quite a busy week as we continue to raise bill concepts, discuss the language of the proposals, and attend hearings, all in the service of determining which legislation will be moving forward this session.

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The Session Has Started!

February 9, 2024

It’s official; the Connecticut General Assembly is back in session! Wednesday was our opening day, and we will go right through to midnight on May 8th.

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Legislative and Local Updates - February 02

February 2, 2024

With less than a week from the 2024 Legislative Opening Day, I’m spending most of my time meeting with stakeholders to learn their priorities for the upcoming short session. This includes advocates, agencies, boards and constituents. We gavel in on February 7, and cast our final vote before midnight on May 8.

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Operation Fuel Application Period Now Open

January 11, 2024

If you're struggling to pay utility bills, Operation Fuel may be able to help. Operation Fuel's energy assistance program opened this week for the Winter/Spring season. Applications will be accepted until March 1 unless available funds run out before that date.

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New Laws Set to Take Effect January 1

December 28, 2023

As we ring in the new year, there are some laws that become effective on January 1 that were passed during the 2023 legislative session addressing key issue areas including early voting, health and mental health, and online privacy and data protection.

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Legislative and Local Updates - Decemeber 22

December 22, 2023

As we are now right at the Holidays, the winter season will be getting colder and colder. Many of us will struggle to keep our homes warm, so don't forget the great resource provided by the state of CT with its energy assistance program.

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