Despite my colleagues and I no longer being in session, we are still working collaboratively with state and federal agencies to offer resources to our community. I wanted to make sure you knew about a few programs that may be helpful for you and your family.
State Representative Simmons Proud To Join Governor Lamont For The Signing Of Her Cybersecurity LegislationJuly 20, 2021
On Thursday, July 15, Governor Ned Lamont signed the Cybersecurity Bill into law at the Uconn Tech Park in Storrs. Representative Caroline Simmons (D-Stamford), who proudly introduced the legislation to address the ongoing risk of cyberattacks on Connecticut businesses, was in attendance.
I am pleased to announce that the city of Stamford will receive significant funding under the state budget that passed both the House and Senate chambers last week.
The Connecticut House passed the voluntary cybersecurity bill with unanimous bipartisan support yesterday. Representative Caroline Simmons (D-Stamford) introduced the legislation to address the ongoing risk of cyberattacks on Connecticut businesses.
Rep. Simmons and Sen Miller Call for $150 million Future Fund to support Women, Minority, Veteran & Disability Owned BusinessesMay 18, 2021
On Friday, May 14th, Senator Patricia Billie Miller (D-Darien, Stamford), Representative Caroline Simmons (D-Stamford), and DECD Deputy Commissioner Glendowlyn Thames hosted a press conference advocating for women and minority owned businesses through their proposed $150 million Future Fund.
On Monday, May 10th, Representative Caroline Simmons (D-Stamford), Chair of the Commerce Committee, joined Governor Ned Lamont, DECD Commissioner David Lehman, and fellow legislators for the announcement of Economic Development Week, and a tour of the transformed Swift Factory.
The FCC has initiated a new program called the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) to help households struggling to pay for internet service during the pandemic.