CURRENT NEWS AND ISSUES

Rep. Porter

November 18, 2020
Porter Re-appointed Labor Chair
House Speaker-designate Matt Ritter and House Majority Leader Jason Rojas have reappointed State Rep. Robyn Porter (D-Hamden, New Haven) as Labor & Public Employees Committee House Chair. Porter will begin her fifth year as Labor chair when the General Assembly convenes in January.
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Rep. Arconti

November 17, 2020
Arconti Re-Appointed To House Chair Of Energy
House Speaker-designate Matt Ritter and House Majority Leader Jason Rojas today announced Danbury State Representative David Arconti will continue to serve as House Chair of the Energy and Technology Committee.
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Rep. Sanchez

November 16, 2020
Sanchez Reappointed As House Education Committee Chair
House Speaker-designate Matt Ritter and House Majority Leader Jason Rojas today announced Bobby Sanchez as House chair of the Education Committee.
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Rep. Linehan

November 13, 2020
Linehan Named House Committee On Children Chair
House Speaker-designate Matt Ritter (D-Hartford) and House Majority Leader Jason Rojas (D-East Hartford) today announced the House chair of the Committee on Children, Liz Linehan.
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November 12, 2020
Caroline Simmons Appointed House Chair of the Commerce Committee
House Speaker-designate Matt Ritter (D-Hartford) and House Majority Leader Jason Rojas (D-East Hartford) today announced the House chair of the Commerce Committee, Caroline Simmons.
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November 11, 2020
Stafstrom Reappointed As House Judiciary Chair
House Speaker-designate Matt Ritter (D-Hartford) and House Majority Leader Jason Rojas (D-East Hartford) today announced the reappointment of Rep. Steven Stafstrom (D-Bridgeport) as the House chairman of the Judiciary Committee.
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November 10, 2020
Walker Appointed House Chair of Appropriations Committee
Speaker-designate Ritter and Majority Leader Rojas asked longtime committee leader Toni Walker to continue serving the state as House Chair of the Appropriations Committee.
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November 6, 2020
Matt Ritter is Chosen Speaker of the House-designate
House Democrats have elected Matt Ritter (D-Hartford) Speaker of the House of Representatives and Jason Rojas (D-East Hartford) House Majority Leader.
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March 27, 2020
Relief for Small Businesses and Non-Profits
Governor Lamont announced that his administration has launched a zero-interest loan program to bring relief to Connecticut small businesses and nonprofits that have been impacted by COVID-19. READ MORE

 

March 19, 2020
COVID-19: Unemployment FAQ
Here are some answers to your frequently asked questions about Unemployment Insurance. How to file, when to file, and more. READ MORE

 

March 16, 2020
COVID-19: Stop the Spread
As you know, COVID-19 has reached Connecticut. The virus is spreading rapidly, but there are steps we can take to help slow it down. READ MORE

 

March 9, 2020
CT House Democrats Podcast
Introducing the CT House Democrats Podcast. Each episode we will take a deep dive into the laws, bills, and issues that affect the citizens of our state. READ MORE