On the Death of George Floyd and Racial Justice

June 4, 2020

Along with millions worldwide, I am shocked, disheartened, and outraged by the senseless death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last week.  Sadly, his death was only the most recent in a long line of such tragedies.

I am committed to working with my colleagues in the General Assembly and members of our community to eliminate racial disparities and inequities, particularly regarding racial profiling, excessive use of force, arrest, bail, prosecution, and sentencing.

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Honoring Our Veterans this Memorial Day

May 22, 2020

Memorial Day is a moment where we remember and honor those who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.

Unfortunately, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, parades and other public events have been canceled. However, there are still safe ways to honor those who gave their life for our country. Check out this Hartford Courant article for some ideas.

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COVID-19 Updates

May 18, 2020

To help you and our neighbors stay up-to-date on the ever-evolving stream of information related to the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic, my office and I are working to provide news as it develops over social media and by email. This is a recap of some of this week’s highlights.

Below you can find information on the following topics:

  • Re-Opening the State
  • Resources for Victims/Survivors of Domestic Violence
  • The Connecticut Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
  • CVS Rapid Testing

Reopening the State

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State Re-Opening Plan

May 12, 2020

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic and daily information on cases and outcomes, we are finally seeing some steady progress towards re-opening.

Thanks to the social distancing measures we put in place and most everyone's cooperation and compliance, we have seen a daily decline in hospitalizations across the state.

As a result, Governor Lamont announced the state will begin a cautious, phased-in re-opening beginning on May 20th.

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Federal Aid for Connecticut

April 15, 2020

Senator Chris Murphy's office has provided the below breakdown of the aid expected to be provided to the state and local municipalities by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed by Congress in late March.

For further information on the state's response to the coronavirus, visit

Aid to Support Individuals

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