Special Session Vote Helps Struggling FamiliesDecember 1, 2022
With many families in Connecticut facing added financial strain due to rising prices, the legislature went into special session earlier this week to provide some relief.
A bipartisan bill passed by the General Assembly and signed into law by Governor Lamont extends the current suspension of the gasoline tax, provides additional funding for energy assistance programs, and continues premium pay for frontline workers.
Shape Bridgeport's Search for the Next Chief of PoliceOctober 5, 2022
The City of Bridgeport is making progress in its search for the next Chief of Police. As the process moves forward, I encourage you to make your voice heard.
CT Remains One of the Safest States in the U.S.September 27, 2022
As House Chair of the legislature's Judiciary Committee, I have led bipartisan discussions to develop policy that will address not just the symptoms of crime, but the cause of it. Connecticut's annual crime statistics report released on Monday indicates these thoughtful policy solutions are working.
Apply for the Renters Rebate Program by October 1September 26, 2022
This is reminder that if you or someone you know is elderly or disabled and currently renting housing, the Connecticut’s Renters’ Rebate Program deadline to apply is fast approaching.
CT Makes Historic Pension PaymentSeptember 26, 2022
State Comptroller Natalie Braswell announced that her office will transfer $3.1 billion into the rainy-day fund. This move triggers a statutory mandate that requires a one-time, special payment of $2.8 billion to be made toward the state’s unfunded pension liabilities.
Energy Assistance Program Application Now OpenSeptember 1, 2022
The application period for the 2022-2023 winter season of the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) is now open! This program provides crucial support to vulnerable Connecticut homeowners and renters with the costs of heating their homes.
Text Scam Alert from State Department of LaborAugust 24, 2022
I want to alert you about a recent communication from the Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL) on a series of text scams that include links to fake webpages resembling CTDOL unemployment pages, including the unemployment benefits login page.
The texts appear to come from the agency and may read: ‘Connecticut’s Department of Labor warn Your account is abnormal’ or ‘Your unemployment is updated and logged in to view’.
Career ConneCT Workforce Development Program BeginsAugust 18, 2022
I am excited to announce that CareerConneCT, a program I supported to help individuals whose employment was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, is underway.