Kara Rochelle understands the Valley and the challenges facing our families. She works across party lines to protect our healthcare coverage, to promote technical job training for high quality middle class jobs in the Valley and Connecticut and to spark real economic development for our future. Kara’s hard work is making a positive difference for the people of Ansonia and Derby.
MAKING CT MORE AFFORDABLE FOR WORKING FAMILIES
Passed legislation to reduce car taxes, increase the Earned Income Tax Credit, increase local homeowner property tax credits to $300 and create a new child tax credit.
PROTECTING YOUR HEALTHCARE
Led the fight to make health care more affordable, improve access to quality care, and lower prescription drug costs.
SECURING MORE STATE FUNDING FOR ANSONIA & DERBY
Secured millions in increased state funding for local schools and town aid, for our volunteer fire companies, and for violence prevention and youth programming.
CREATING GOOD JOBS & FOSTERING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Secured millions to clean up the Ansonia Brass & Farrel sites, begin the Rt. 34 widening project, increase rail service on the Waterbury Rail Line, modernize both train stations, & helped create a free, local technical job training program for adults in our community.
HELPING OUR SENIORS
Cut taxes on pensions & annuities, eliminated the tax on Social Security, & passed a law to protect seniors from fraud.