CT Education Association Releases 2022 Legislator Report Card

September 21, 2022

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!

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$5 Million in Additional Federal Funds Secured for Derby Route 34 Widening Project

September 1, 2022

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.

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CT Sales Tax Free Week Starts Sunday

August 18, 2022

Connecticut's 2022 Sales Tax Free Week runs from August 21 to August 27. This is a great opportunity to take the kids back-to-school shopping or to treat yourself or your loved ones while saving money.

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Key Investment in the 104th House District

August 2, 2022

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.

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2022 Acts Supporting Economic Development

July 8, 2022

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.

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Don't Miss the Lower Valley Job Fair on June 30!

June 27, 2022

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.

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