Women’s History Month Essay Winners!

Posted on April 8, 2022


As we continue to recognize Women’s History Month, I’d like to congratulate Lyla Mueller, a sixth-grade student at Cross Street Intermediate School, and Amanda Torrens, a sixth grader at Hillside Intermediate School. They are the first place winners of our essay contest sponsored by a bi-partisan group of legislators!

The topic for the contest was “How a Connecticut Woman Made a Contribution to the State and/or Nation and How it Influenced Me.”

Lyla focused her essay on Prudence Crandall, the state’s

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Connecticut’s Renters’ Rebate Program now accepting applications

Posted on April 7, 2022


Connecticut’s Renters’ Rebate Program, which is aimed at helping elderly and disabled renters, is now accepting applications and will continue to do so until Oct. 1.

The program provides rebates of up to $900 for married couples and $700 for single filers. The rebate amount is based on a graduated income scale and the amount of rent and utility payments (excluding telephone) made in the calendar year prior to the year in which the renter applies.

The applications can be filed with either social service

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Reps. Rebimbas and Labriola announce $1 million in bonding for Naugatuck YMCA  

Posted on April 5, 2022


State Representatives Rosa Rebimbas, R-Naugatuck, and David Labriola, R-Oxford, announced that the Naugatuck YMCA will receive $1 million from the State Bonding Commission for infrastructure upgrades.

Rep. Rebimbas, who serves as Deputy House Leader, announced the bonding decision, along with Rep. Labriola and Sen. Joan Hartley.

“Thank you to the commission for approving this critical bonding, which will be used for improvements in the building. Rep. Labriola, Sen. Hartley and I had the pleasure

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