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Hispanic Heritage Month

September 24, 2021

Did you know that more than 10,600 Cuban-Americans call Connecticut home? The Cuban flag is a symbol of pride for Cuban immigrants, but there is more meaning behind the flag than you might think!

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New Laws Effective October 1

September 22, 2021

Next week, several new laws in Connecticut will go into effect on October 1. These laws are a result of the hard work of my colleagues and I during the 2021 session. We worked tirelessly to push for change that would benefit all Connecticut residents.

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

September 16, 2021

This month, from September 15 through October 15, we observe Hispanic Heritage Month to celebrate, recognize and feature the countless achievements of many Hispanic Americans who have positively impacted and enriched our communities.

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Shop Local During National Small Business Week

September 15, 2021

It's National Small Business Week, the perfect opportunity for us to recognize the hard work and accomplishments of our state’s and nation's small business owners and leaders. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create roughly 66% of jobs in our country each year.

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New CT Housing and Healthcare Initiative for Homeless Community

September 13, 2021

This week saw another step forward in assuring everyone has access to quality healthcare. The State has received federal approval to provide healthcare to our homeless community. This approval will significantly bolster our state efforts to uplift homeless individuals across Connecticut.

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DOT Update for East Hartford

September 10, 2021

The Connecticut Department of Transportation announced that there will be a scheduled closure of one lane on Route 5/15 northbound approaching the Charter Oak Bridge, beginning September 9, 2021.

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Addressing Rising Car Thefts

September 2, 2021

I want to share some breaking news: starting today, September 1, the CT Judicial Branch will provide police departments with 24/7 access to juvenile arrest records to help curb car thefts and break-ins.

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