CURRENT NEWS

Winter Energy Assistance Programs

December 7, 2021

Increasing fuel prices will present additional challenges for Connecticut residents to keep warm this winter season. For those who need help, I want to share information on energy assistance services available in the state.

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Access Health CT Open Enrollment Begins Nov. 1

October 28, 2021

Good news! If you are looking for good, quality, healthcare the annual Access Health CT Open Enrollment Period begins this Monday, November 1 and runs through January 15, 2022. Residents can shop, compare, and enroll in health insurance coverage for the 2022 plan year.

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Children's Mental Health Resources & Forum

October 26, 2021

It's seems that almost every day we see stories about the continued increase of mental health issues in our society, especially in children. Factors such as the COVID-19 pandemic, remote learning, and social media have all affected our children and their mental well-being. As a parent, it can be overwhelming and emotional task to ensure your child gets the help they need.

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Fines for Distracted Driving Increased

October 13, 2021

As life starts to return to normal and the holidays arrive, many of us will be back on the road again. More time on the road means more opportunities for distracted driving. As of October 1, penalties for texting and driving increased in an effort to stop distracted driving.

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Small Business Resources for CT Paid Family Leave

September 29, 2021

In 2019, Connecticut was one of the first states in the nation to pass paid family and medical leave to provide working parents with the support they deserve. As our state begins to roll out these benefits this January, the CT Paid Leave Authority has developed several resources to assist small businesses throughout this transition.

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New Laws Effective October 1

September 22, 2021

Next week, several new laws in Connecticut will go into effect on October 1. These laws are a result of the hard work of my colleagues and I during the 2021 session. We worked tirelessly to push for change that would benefit all Connecticut residents.

Continue reading to learn about some of the laws taking effect on Friday, October 1.

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