CURRENT NEWS

Essential Worker Relief

June 20, 2022

Essential workers that contracted COVID-19 during the pandemic may qualify for assistance with lost wages, medical and burial expenses if they apply by Dec. 31.

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Child Tax Payments Applications Now Open

June 7, 2022

Applications for the Child Tax Payments that was included as part of a historic $600 million in tax cuts in our 2022 state budget are now open through July 31, 2022 - recipients will receive funds beginning in late August.

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Updates to CT Red Flag Laws Take Effect

June 5, 2022

Last year, my legislative colleagues and I passed critical updates to our groundbreaking "Red Flag" law, otherwise known as its Risk Warrant or Risk Protection Order statute, in an effort to better protect residents, families, and communities from gun violence.

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ParkConneCT Now Open For The Summer

June 5, 2022

It is now easier than ever to visit a Connecticut State Park.

ParkConneCT, a transportation service that offers fare-free buses to Connecticut beaches and state parks, is now open for the summer season.

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Demanding Action on Gun Violence

May 26, 2022

In almost half a year, more than 200 mass shootings have occurred in the United States. It is unthinkable that our country and communities continue to mourn the loss of innocent lives - children, elderly, worshippers, shoppers at supermarkets and malls - to senseless mass shootings.

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Children's Mental Health

May 1, 2022

I supported HB 5001 - An Act Concerning Children's Mental Health, a transformative legislation that responds directly to the youth mental health crisis, which has been exacerbated by the impacts of the pandemic, presenting itself in the form of increased rates of depression, suicide and self-harm among adolescents.

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