Herbst: GOP Budget 'Decimates' UConn

September 18, 2017

University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst summed up the Republican budget, saying it would decimate UConn, its satellite campuses, the state university system and community colleges across the state. Rep. Haddad called the GOP budget "a recipe for disaster" in his remarks to legislators.

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Funding for energy assistance program

August 31, 2017

I’m very happy to vote today for allocating federal funding to LIHEAP, a program that helps low-income individuals and families pay their winter heating bills. LIHEAP is designed specifically for households whose income falls at or below 60 percent of the state median income.

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Cathy Urges Care Providers To Speak Out

August 23, 2017

Representative Cathy Abercrombie speaks out at a rally at the State Capitol in support of care providers for the state Department of Developmental Services and thanks them for their service. “Thank you, thank you, thank you to all the providers here today. You help the state in so many ways by helping the most vulnerable in this state, and we couldn’t do it without, you, ” Rep. Abercrombie told the crowd.

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Standing with DDS Providers

August 23, 2017

I joined colleagues, advocates, families and many others at the State Capitol for a rally in support of care providers for the state Department of Developmental Services and to show that I stand with them. Their invaluable work and commitment to those with special needs is critical and we must do everything we can to protect them.

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