If you are over the age of 45, you can start scheduling your COVID-19 vaccine appointments now! We are making real progress in our state and are getting closer to putting COVID-19 behind us.
If you have thoughts or questions about the 2021 legislative session that you want to share with me or State Senator Jorge Cabrera, join us for Community Office Hours on Saturday, March 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please email Liam.ODonnell@cga.ct.gov for the event link!
State Representative Kara Rochelle (D – Ansonia, Derby) praises the anticipated expansion of Housatonic Community College's Advanced Manufacturing Technology Certificate Program at Derby High School to adult residents interested in careers in Advanced Manufacturing.
Connecticut's consensus revenues were released last week, indicating Connecticut stands on more stable fiscal ground than previous projections anticipated. According to the Governor's Office of Policy and Management and the legislature's nonpartisan Office of Fiscal Analysis predict a budget surplus in fiscal year 2021.
Yesterday, our state's COVID-19 positivity rate reached 10.72%, the highest level in months, making it even more important for eligible residents to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Our state is currently in Phase 1A of the vaccine rollout. Individuals included in this phase are essential frontline workers, long-term care residents and staff, and first responders.
"I want to first thank the residents of Ansonia and Derby for allowing me to bring their voices to the capitol and work on behalf of our community. I also want to thank Speaker of the House Matt Ritter and House Majority Leader Jason Rojas for entrusting me with these leadership positions to help build a more resilient state," said Rep. Rochelle.