Torrington’s Nicole Milo Appointed to Council on Developmental Services

Posted on January 25, 2024


HARTFORD – House Republican Leader Vin Candelora (R-86) recently appointed Torrington’s Nicole Milo to serve on the state’s Council on Developmental Services. The council provides recommendations to the governor and General Assembly on the overall effectiveness of the programs and services administered through Department of Developmental Services (DDS). According to Candelora, Milo will be integral in helping the council form recommendations that seek to eliminate barriers preventing residents with

Survey 2024

Posted on January 5, 2024


Before we start our legislative business for the year, I’d like to hear from you. Understanding your opinion on many of the main subjects that will likely come up for consideration is critical to representing you in Hartford.

When you have a few minutes, please answer the survey below. Your individual answers will be confidential, but I will provide some aggregated data after our survey is complete. I have also provided a comment section if you’d like to add any detail to your responses.

New Year, New Laws

Posted on December 28, 2023


As we welcome the New Year, many new state laws will become effective on Monday, January 1st. These include tax cuts, which were approved in the 2023 budget agreement, (1) to adjust the tax schedule impacting retirees living on fixed incomes, (2) create eligibility for an Earned Income Tax Credit, and (3) decrease certain income tax rates.

The changes enacted for 2024 will decrease the two lowest income tax rates:

  • The 3% rate on the first $10,000 earned by single filers and the first $20,000 by