Deputy Speaker of the House Michelle L. Cook has been named Legislator of the Year by the Connecticut Association for Healthcare at Home. Rep. Cook was honored during the Association’s annual meeting at the Hartford Marriott Downtown Friday, October 25.
Medicare Open Enrollment for 2020 is now under way. Through December 7 you can evaluate your options for Medicare and determine what coverage will meet your needs in the upcoming year. Please note that if you are currently on Medicare and prefer to stay with your existing coverage you don't have to do anything.
Deputy Speaker of the House Michelle Cook was present for all 392 votes taken in the House of Representatives during the regular 2019 Legislative Session, and the July Special Session.
House Passes Bill Concerning Senior Nutrition Programs, State Department of Aging and Disability ServicesMay 22, 2019
The House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation changing the name of the state Department of Rehabilitative Services to the Department of Aging and Disability Services, and increasing funding for elderly nutrition programs to ensure equitable rates for meals on wheels programs Monday afternoon.
Wednesday night, lawmakers in the House of Representatives voted favorably on legislation to expand the Firefighters Cancer Relief Program to reimburse eligible firefighters for insurance deductibles and laboratory and diagnostic testing fees.