Improving Fiscal Outlook for Connecticut

December 7, 2022

I am pleased to report that responsible budgeting and major structural changes made to pension and teachers' retirement plans are putting Connecticut on much more solid fiscal ground and saving taxpayers billions in debt payments.

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House Special Session

December 1, 2022

With many families in Connecticut facing added financial strain due to rising prices, the legislature went into special session earlier this week to provide some relief. A bipartisan bill passed by the General Assembly and signed into law by Governor Lamont extends the current suspension of the gasoline tax, provides additional funding for energy assistance programs, and continues premium pay for frontline workers.

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Small Business Saturday

November 21, 2022

November 26 is Small Business Saturday – a day to support small businesses and show how much we appreciate the entrepreneurs that make up the fabric of our vibrant communities.

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Community Investment Fund 2030

November 3, 2022

The CIF was established in 2021 with the goal of promoting economic and community development in Connecticut’s Public Investment Communities and Alliance Districts. Such municipalities, as well as community development corporations and nonprofit organizations serving such municipalities, are eligible to apply. Applications for the second round of CIF funding, totaling up to $98,522,165, are due by 4:00 PM on Friday, January 6, 2023.

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New Laws Go Into Effect October 1

September 29, 2022

This weekend, several new laws in Connecticut will go into effect on October 1. These laws are a result of my colleagues' hard work during the 2022 session. Below are just some of the laws that will take effect and what they mean for you.

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CT's Sale Tax Week Starts Sunday

August 17, 2022

Connecticut's 2022 Sales Tax Free Week is August 21 through August 27. This is a great opportunity to take the kids back-to-school shopping or to treat yourself or your loved ones while saving money.
Many retailers in Connecticut offer additional discounts on clothing and footwear during Sales Tax Free Week, providing consumers with even more savings.

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Hartford to Receive 45 Million in Funding for City Projects

August 2, 2022

I am pleased to announce that Hartford will receive $4.5 million in funding for various projects that will significantly improve our city.
The state targeted funding to the City of Hartford, the Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA), the Connecticut Science Center, and several local neighborhood non-profits to help with their missions.


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