Legislators Examining Lamont Budget Plan

February 21, 2019

Governor Ned Lamont presented his biennial budget proposal yesterday and as legislators our job now is to analyze it, meet with state, local officials – and especially the people of New Haven – to discuss the governor’s ideas and ultimately decide what changes have to be made so the final budget draft truly meets the state’s needs.

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Legislature Helps Fed Workers in Shutdown

January 23, 2019

For more than a month, at least 1,500 federal employees in New Haven and other municipalities around the state have been furloughed or forced to work without pay because of a politically motivated shutdown of government in the nation's capital. To help them the legislature has passed legislation, making available unemployment assistance, interest-free loans of up to $5,000 and other resources for them.

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Access Health CT Deadline Extended

December 20, 2018

There is still time to get quality and affordable health insurance coverage! With several new plan structures available this year, Access Health CT has decided to extend their enrollment period until Tuesday, Jan. 15.

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Walker Pushes Yale On Jobs Agreement

December 14, 2018

Rep. Toni Walker, the co-chairwoman of Gov.-elect Ned Lamont’s transition team, sent a not-so-subtle message to Yale University inquiring about its progress in hiring 1,000 New Haven workers by April. Read this New Haven Register news story for more details.

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