During the legislative session, we passed a historic, bipartisan bill aimed at addressing the immediate and long-term needs of the children's mental and behavioral health system in Connecticut. This is transformative legislation that will truly save lives.
The food donation bill, which I proposed to the General Law Committee and co-sponsored, passed unanimously in the House! HB 5146 develops a taskforce to bring key stakeholders to the table to determine how we better connect the dots between excess supermarket food and those in our communities in need.
I joined fellow lawmakers, advocates, and cancer survivors for a press conference at the Capitol to advocate for the passage of SB 358, a bill I championed with my colleagues to expand coverage for breast and ovarian cancer screenings and diagnosis
A group of Vietnam Veterans from West Haven had come to me a while back and asked that I work on a bill to create specialty license plates that will designate which war those with combat ribbons served in. I am thrilled that the bill passed last year and that the plates are now ready!
The Equity Match Grant Program awards up to $10,000 for women-owned business projects pertaining to business growth and profitability and applications are NOW OPEN! The Child Care Business Opportunity Fund, made possible through partnership with the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood, grants up to $25,000 to qualifying childcare businesses.
The West Haven State Delegation is pleased to announce that the City of West Haven will be receiving significant State funding to update projects across the City. The $4 million in funding will provide much needed support for two overall projects to improve and invest in the shoreline and downtown center.