CURRENT NEWS

CT Makes Historic Pension Payment

September 27, 2022

State Comptroller Natalie Braswell announced that her office will transfer $3.1 billion into the rainy-day fund. This move triggers a statutory mandate that requires a one-time, special payment of $2.8 billion to be made toward the state’s unfunded pension liabilities.

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Disability Voting Rights Week

September 15, 2022

Voting is one of our nation’s most fundamental rights and a hallmark of our democracy. It is critical that all eligible voters have equal access and opportunity to participate in our electoral process.

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National Suicide Prevention Week

September 4, 2022

This week we raise awareness and ensure individuals, friends, and families have access to the resources they need to discuss suicide prevention and to seek help.
Suicide prevention begins with all of us. Learn about the risk factors, protective factors, and warning signs of suicide here: https://bit.ly/3qhYJqM

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Student Loan Debt Relief

August 25, 2022

President Biden announced he will sign an executive order which will forgive up to $10,000 of student loan debt for individuals making less than $125,000 per year (and couples earning less than $250,000). Borrowers who received a Pell Grant may be eligible to receive up to $20,000 in loan forgiveness.

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Scam Alert from the Connecticut Department of Labor

August 25, 2022

​​​​​​​I want to alert you about a recent communication from the Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL) on a series of text scams that include links to fake webpages resembling CTDOL unemployment pages, including the unemployment benefits login page.

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