Rep. Rochelle Lauds Community Investment Fund 2030 Board's Approval of Application to Repair Ansonia Copper & Brass Access BridgeSeptember 27, 2022
State Representative Kara Rochelle (D – Ansonia, Derby) applauds the approval of $6.5 million in state funds through Connecticut's Community Investment Fund 2030 (CIF) to repair an access bridge at the former Ansonia Copper & Brass industrial complex, 75 Liberty St, providing easier access to the site from the Naugatuck River.
The Connecticut Education Association (CEA) has released its Legislator Report Card for the 2021-2022 legislative cycle. The Report Card evaluates legislators' voting records and advocacy to support public education in Connecticut. For this year's cycle, CEA has placed me on its 2022 Honor Roll!
Today, I was pleased to join U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and my state and local colleagues to highlight $5 million in additional federal funding for the Route 34 widening project! This project is part of a larger revitalization initiative that will transform downtown Derby. A huge thank you goes to Senator Blumenthal and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro for securing this additional funding.
I hope this email finds you well. I have some good news to share! The State Bond Commission met on Friday to approve state bonding for numerous community initiatives across our state. Among the selected awards was nearly $1.35 million for Griffin Hospital to replace an emergency generator.
We are always working hard to improve our economy and rebound from the recent COVID-19-induced recession. We have weathered difficult economic times over the past few years and during the 2022 session, we passed legislation that takes steps to propel our economy forward.
State Representative Kara Rochelle (D – Ansonia/Derby) and Senator Jorge Cabrera (D – Hamden) are partnering with The WorkPlace, Career Resources, and the American Job Center to host the Lower Valley Job Fair on Thursday, June 30 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Ansonia High School. The event will feature nearly 40 employers from a variety of industries for various skillsets, pay scales, and hours.