CURRENT NEWS

New Laws Effective October 1

September 23, 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.

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Veterans Stand Down 2021

September 18, 2021

Veterans STAND DOWN 2021 is right around the corner. Held annually, this free event provides Connecticut's Veterans with one stop access to various programs and services offered by local, state, and federal agencies. STAND DOWN will be held from September 22-24. To comply with COVID-19 guidelines, part of the ceremony will be held virtually. In-person services will be provided at the following satellite locations:

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Shop Local During National Small Business Week

September 15, 2021

It's National Small Business Week, the perfect opportunity for us to recognize the hard work and accomplishments of our state’s and nation's small business owners and leaders. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create roughly 66% of jobs in our country each year.

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DOT Update for Stratford

September 3, 2021

The Connecticut Department of Transportation announced that a surveying operation will be performed on Route 15 northbound and southbound at Exit 53 in Stratford. The project is scheduled to begin on Saturday, September 11, and conclude on Saturday, September 18.

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Addressing Rising Car Thefts

September 1, 2021

I want to share some breaking news: starting today, September 1, the CT Judicial Branch will provide police departments with 24/7 access to juvenile arrest records to help curb car thefts and break-ins.

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Funding for Special Education Services

August 5, 2021

This week, more than $16 million in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief II (ESSER II) funds was made available to 170 school districts across Connecticut. This relief money will allow schools throughout our state to provide special education services to more than 80,000 students during the upcoming school year.

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