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Sept. 11th, 2001 - 22 Years Later

September 11, 2023

Today marks 22 years since the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center towers, the Pentagon, and Flight 93 in Pennsylvania. Nearly 3,000 innocent people lost their lives on the morning of September 11, 2001, and many more, including first responders, have died from health complications in the years following the attacks. 9/11 remains one of the darkest and deadliest days in U.S. history.

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Health Care Assistance for Paraeducators

September 7, 2023

Paraeducators provide critical and direct support to teachers and students, which makes them an integral part of the school ecosystem. That is why I am happy to share that the Paraeducator Healthcare Subsidy Program will provide $5 million in financial assistance and increase access to quality health care.

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🚨Important Info for Nonprofits!🚨

September 1, 2023

The Office of Policy and Management is accepting applications for the Nonprofit Grant Program, which provides grants-in-aid to certain profit, nonprofit health and human service organizations.

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Welcome Back to School!

August 28, 2023

This week is one of the most exciting and nerve-wracking weeks of the year: back to school! Students will learn, parents will see their children grow, and teachers will work to shape the next generation.

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Grants for Women-Run Businesses

August 26, 2023

I have a great opportunity I wanted to bring to your attention, just in time for Women's Equality Day today!

The Women's Business Development Council is offering a $10,000 Equity Match Grant to help eligible woman-owned businesses grow. Grants between $2,500 and $10,000 will be awarded for clearly defined projects that will have a measurable impact on the business, its growth, and profitability.

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Support for Hawaii

August 17, 2023

As I'm sure you've all seen, Hawaii experienced one of the worst wildfires in our nation's history, with over 111 dead, historical sites damaged, and countless lives impacted. It is times like these that we need to come together as one nation, and lift each other up.

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Back to School & Rail Car Upgrades

August 10, 2023

I can’t believe how fast summer is flying. I hope you have had the opportunity for a little R&R. I know it’s hard to think about back to school but here we are! In this email, I want to tell you about the upcoming sales tax-free week in Connecticut, and a look into upgrades to our transit system.

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