Text Scam Alert from State Department of Labor

August 24, 2022

I want to alert you about a recent communication from the Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL) on a series of text scams that include links to fake webpages resembling CTDOL unemployment pages, including the unemployment benefits login page.

The texts appear to come from the agency and may read: ‘Connecticut’s Department of Labor warn Your account is abnormal’ or ‘Your unemployment is updated and logged in to view’.

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Sales Tax Free Week Starts on Sunday

August 17, 2022

Connecticut's 2022 Sales Tax Free Week runs from August 21 to 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.

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CT's Free Community College Program Deadline Approaching

July 7, 2022

If you or someone you know is a recent high school graduate headed to college or university, I have some important information to share with you! The deadline to apply for financial aid through Connecticut's free community college program is fast approaching. Students looking to take advantage of the Pledge to Advance Connecticut (PACT) program are encouraged to apply by Friday, July 15.

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CT Child Tax Credit Providing Boost to Families

June 15, 2022

Since applications for the child tax payments opened to the public on June 1, more than 90,000 households have filed to receive the $250 per child tax payment (up to three children). This was included in the $650 million tax relief package that House Democrats approved as part of the 2022 state budget to give much-needed financial relief and flexibility to working families across Connecticut.

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Updates to CT's Red Flag Law Take Effect

June 1, 2022

Last year, I led the passage of critical updates to our "Red Flag" law, otherwise known as its Risk Warrant or Risk Protection Order statute, to better protect our residents, families, and communities from gun violence. Key provisions of this law took effect today.

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