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Funding for energy assistance program

August 31, 2017

I’m very happy to vote today for allocating federal funding to LIHEAP, a program that helps low-income individuals and families pay their winter heating bills. LIHEAP is designed specifically for households whose income falls at or below 60 percent of the state median income.

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Cathy Urges Care Providers To Speak Out

August 23, 2017

Representative Cathy Abercrombie speaks out at a rally at the State Capitol in support of care providers for the state Department of Developmental Services and thanks them for their service. “Thank you, thank you, thank you to all the providers here today. You help the state in so many ways by helping the most vulnerable in this state, and we couldn’t do it without, you, ” Rep. Abercrombie told the crowd.

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Speaking Out Against the DDS Budget Cuts

August 2, 2017

I joined the CT Nonprofit Alliance yesterday to speak out against the DDS budget cuts. Nonprofits are the lifeline of our state and we need to do everything we can to make sure we maintain services to the most vulnerable of residents.

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Meriden Rally for Non-Profit Organizations

July 21, 2017

Today the Meriden delegation joined with nonprofit organizations in support of passing a state budget that protects the nonprofits. Yes, we need a budget sooner versus later to protect these vital services.

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