Next week, several new laws in Connecticut will go into effect on October 1. These laws are a result of the hard work of my colleagues and I during the 2021 session. We worked tirelessly to push for change that would benefit all Connecticut residents.
Nearly all farmers’ markets in Connecticut are affiliated with the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) which serves participants of Women, Infant, and Children and seniors who are over the age of 60 and meet income eligibility guidelines with checks to purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, cut herbs and honey.
Connecticut is an excellent place to live and start a career. In addition to the state’s high quality education and healthcare systems, Connecticut also offers several different types of living spaces – there are rural areas, urban centers, and everything in between.
Through a partnership between the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD), financial institutions, and Community Economic Financial Institutions, HB 6467 aims to achieve inclusive economic growth by promoting additional financing options for businesses across the state, specifically for those which are small and minority-owned.