Good news! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended booster shots for certain individuals who received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine which includes:
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.