Parsonage Cottage Senior Residence, a congregate home for seniors, has been providing invaluable services for many years for our aging residents. Unfortunately, the primary mode of transportation, a van that was purchased in 2003, is unsafe and in dire need of replacement.
I have some exciting news to share about the now up-and-running Connecticut Essential Workers COVID-19 Assistance Fund, which was authorized by the legislature in June for the purpose of easing the financial burden on essential workers who became ill and were unable to work, or died, between March 10, 2020 and July 20, 2021.
A number of new laws will take effect in Connecticut at the start of the new year. My colleagues and I worked hard during the 2021 legislative session to listen to your concerns and advocate for meaningful change in our state. We look forward to getting back to the Capitol soon to continue in those efforts.
Access Health CT has extended the deadline to obtain good, quality, affordable healthcare to December 31, 2021. The original deadline was December 15th.
As State Representative you really have the opportunity to get involved and to affect change. I was happy to have a serious conversation with our Commissioner of Agriculture Bryan Hurlburt and our own Director of Neighbor to Neighbor Margaret Goldberg.