Today we approved $17 million in additional cold weather heating assistance funds – many residents and families who receive assistance through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) or Operation Fuel will have access to funds to ensure they can heat their homes through the cold weather season.
Earlier this month, I stood with Comptroller Sean Scanlon, newly sworn-in Hartford Mayor Arunan Arulampalam, fellow members of the Hartford delegation, and members of the Blue Hills Civic Association, to provide an update on the Hartford Flood Compensation Program (HFCP). There's still time to apply.
Governor Lamont has announced that due to a weather forecast indicating that Connecticut will experience a period of extremely cold weather resulting in very low wind chill values over the next several days, he is directing the state’s severe cold weather protocol to go into effect Wednesday afternoon (1/17) and remaining in effect through noon on Monday (1/22).
The Black and Puerto Rican Caucus is seeking input from you - we want to hear your concerns and suggestions about issues concerning Black and Latino communities in the state.
Three tax relief measures went into effect on January 1, including the largest income tax cut in state history, an increase in a tax credit aimed at the lowest-income workers, and an expansion of exemptions on certain pension and annuity earnings that will benefit the senior population.