Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame

September 27, 2017

Veterans have made incredible sacrifices for our country, and many continue to give back long after their military service has ended.

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Thames Valley Council and LIHEAP

September 26, 2017

The Thames Valley Council for Community Action is currently taking applications for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Individuals in need should call 860-889-1365 or visit

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Jessica Rubin, right, a professor of law at the University of Connecticut, spoke with a volunteer, John Frascatore, outside Superior Court in Manchester, Conn., where they appeared this month for a case about custody of two abused dogs. Credit Jessica Hill for The New York Times

Protecting Abused Animals

August 31, 2017

I am very happy to tell you that the first major victory under Desmond’s law, An Act Concerning Support For Animals That Are Neglected Or Treated Cruelly, has been won in a Manchester Superior Court case involving animal cruelty.

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Great News For CHESLA Student Loans

August 25, 2017

I am pleased to share great news about the Connecticut Higher Education Supplemental Loan Authority (CHESLA) with the announcement that the CHESLA Student Loan program will have a low 4.95 percent interest rate for the third consecutive year!

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