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Rep. Kennedy, Business Leaders Warn of Unemployment Debt Crisis

Posted on April 8, 2021


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Give Business Some Relief

HARTFORD — State Rep. Kathy Kennedy (R-119) joined leaders of Connecticut’s business community Wednesday in calling on the state to use incoming federal pandemic aid to shield employers from as much as $1 billion in looming unemployment taxes.

“This pandemic has hit small business and mom-and-pop shops the hardest, and these businesses can ill-afford to take on another financial hit. The State has been given federal dollars and we should do our best to help these job-creators.

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Rep. Kennedy Supports Education Proposals for CT Students

Posted on April 5, 2021


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Issues brought to light during Covid

HARTFORD- State Rep. Kathy Kennedy (R-119) last week supported two pieces of legislation in the legislature’s Education Committee aimed at establishing clear minimum guidelines and standards for remote learning to ensure quality education and establishing a social-emotional learning to adequately mental health support for all Connecticut students.

The distance learning proposal, An Act Concerning Virtual Learning, would require the state Department of Education

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State Rep. Kathy Kennedy Op-ed: Working to Curb the Rise of Car Thefts by Juveniles

Posted on April 5, 2021


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Working to Curb the Rise of Car Thefts by Juveniles

By State Rep. Kathy Kennedy

Many Orange and Milford residents have shared their frustration with, not just an escalation of motor vehicle break-ins, but also the outright brazen these car thefts committed by juveniles who seem to act without fear of significant legal repercussion.

This February, Milford Police Chief Keith Mello told the members of the city’s Board of Police Commissioners that car thefts and robberies are on the rise in Milford.

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