Connecticut Supports a Strong Business Climate

November 16, 2023

Thanks to our strong, fiscally responsible policies at the state level:
Our bond ratings are stellar.
Job growth numbers keep improving.
We have cut billions in unfunded pension debts from our balance sheets.
We paid back the pandemic-era Unemployment Trust Fund loan, which is great news for local businesses.

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CHET Dream Big!

November 2, 2023

Connecticut K-12 students have a fun and exciting opportunity to win up to $20,000 towards their future education with the CHET Dream Big! Competition.

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Keep Kids Safe - Gun Buyback Day

October 5, 2023

I wanted to invite you to the 3rd Annual #KeepKidsSafe Connecticut Statewide Gun Buyback & Gun Safe Giveaway Day. This year's event will be held Saturday, October 28 between 9am - 3pm.

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Paying Down Pension Debt

October 4, 2023

Last week, Connecticut transferred more than $1.3 billion to pay down its long-term pension debt.

Since the legislature enacted the state’s “fiscal guardrails” in 2017, more than $7 billion in excess contributions captured from volatile revenue sources have been made to pay down pension debt, resulting in far-reaching savings for Connecticut taxpayers.

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Lowering Your Prescription Drug Costs

September 19, 2023

Connecticut is about to take a transformative step toward making prescription drugs more affordable for all.

On Oct. 2, all Connecticut residents will be eligible to sign up for ArrayRx, a prescription drug discount card program that provides up to 80% off certain prescriptions at nearly all pharmacies in the state.

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Health Care Assistance for Paraeducators

September 7, 2023

Paraeducators provide critical and direct support to teachers and students, which makes them an integral part of the school ecosystem. That is why I am happy to share that the Paraeducator Healthcare Subsidy Program will provide $5 million in financial assistance and increase access to quality health care.

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Protections for the Elderly

August 8, 2023

During session, we successfully passed legislation that protects and supports individuals in the state who are in the twilight years of their life. Unfortunately, as the elderly population steadily rises, scam attempts against that community also increases. To help shield our older residents from being victimized, we passed PA 23-161, AN ACT CONCERNING FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION OF SENIOR CITIZENS.

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