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Insurance Companies are Proposing a Rate Hike

August 10, 2022

Insurance companies have requested that the Connecticut Insurance Department (CID) approve a rate increase by an average of 20.4% for plans starting in 2023, a steep spike from the 8.6% average rate increase request for 2022. Insurers claim this proposed hike is a result of the rising costs of healthcare and pharmaceuticals, but it comes at a time when we are already facing the highest inflation rates in 40 years.

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988 National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

July 21, 2022

Those who are experiencing a mental health crisis no longer need to remember 1-800-273-8255 or wait hours for help. They can now call or text the 988 National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, to connect with mental health professionals who are trained to respond to these emergencies.

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Child Tax Credit Event 7/18

July 13, 2022

Please join me and the Thomas Valley Council for Community Action, next Monday, July 18 at 5:30pm at the New London Public Library Community Room if you need help signing up for the $250 Child Tax Credit.

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PACT Priority Deadline

July 11, 2022

This past session, we extended the eligibility for the PACT free community college program to part-time students and are encouraging as many students as possible to apply before the priority consideration deadline of July 15th.

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