It is more important now than ever to apply for UniteCT!
Yesterday, June 30th, the Connecticut eviction moratorium expired. However, Governor Lamont has issued Executive Order 12D which took effect on July 1. The order has the following provisions:
- Landlords must apply for the State’s UniteCT rental assistance program prior to delivering a notice to quit for nonpayment of rent. The UniteCT case number must be included on the Notice to Quit;
Thank you to those who've tuned in at home to the past four Black and Puerto Rican Caucus tele-town halls on Health Care, Housing, Education and Houses of Worship. Our conversations have reached thousands and generated hundreds of comments.
We've been joined on these Facebook Lives by State Commissioners, local advocates, religious leaders, medical experts and more to unpack the diverse needs of Connecticut's communities of color in this moment.
The bills now head to the floor of the General Assembly for debate.
Rep. Brandon McGee, chairman of the legislature’s Black and Puerto Rican Caucus, joined his colleagues in mourning the passing of former Hartford Mayor Carrie Saxon Perry, the first black woman elected to lead a major city in the Northeast.
It is my job to be vigilant about issues and take action when something isn't right. Yesterday, I joined a rally with personal care attendants and demanded their paycheck issues be resolved. I've also been working on inmate medical care in our prison system. This unfortunately has been an issue for years, and I'm continuing to take more actions to end the inadequate care.