Coverage Period for Deliverable Fuel Assistance Extended

March 17, 2023

Governor Ned Lamont announced that the Connecticut Department of Social Services (DSS) will extend the coverage period for households receiving deliverable fuel assistance under the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) during the 2022-2023 winter season to March 31, 2023. The original deadline to receive fuel deliveries this winter season was March 15, 2023.

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Critical Benefits Coming To an End

February 23, 2023

There will be changes for some of our most vulnerable individuals and families who are on Medicaid. Starting on April 1, the COVID-19 public health emergency protection will be coming to an end. Medicaid enrollees who were continuously covered will again have to provide proof of eligibility to continue getting benefits.

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Securing Funding for our Students

February 17, 2023

Our kids can't learn if they're hungry. Those that need special education should get it. So I joined with my colleagues in a unanimous vote to invest in our students

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February is American Heart Month

February 7, 2023

The month of February is dedicated to American Heart Month, a month long awareness campaign in support of over 120 million Americans currently living with a cardiovascular condition, and to educate ourselves on ways we can prevent and reduce the risk of heart disease. 

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Extreme Cold Forecasted for CT

February 2, 2023

Extreme cold weather is expected in the coming days across the state. It is important to be mindful that with it brings increased risks to ourselves and our communities.

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WBDC Grant Application is Now Open

January 26, 2023

The Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) announced the next round of the Equity Match Grant Program, which opened January 17, 2023. The deadline to apply is February 28, 2023. The application will also be offered in Spanish.

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Happy New Year!

December 30, 2022

Happy New Year to you and your family! As the year ends I want to take a moment to reflect on the past year and be thankful for the support of the community near and far. Cheers to another great year, as I wish much happiness, health and wealth to you all.

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Combating Utility Rate Hikes

December 22, 2022

As the natural gas supply shortage continues to affect the globe and the country, Connecticut's two electric distribution companies, Eversource and United Illuminating (UI), announced that they are doubling their rates effective January 1, 2023. This unwelcome news comes as both Eversource and UI collect record profits, passing the cost burden onto us.

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