An additional $1 billion boost in federal funding to the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), allowing for more households to receive the benefit in the state, has been allocated as part of an emergency supplemental aid package recently approved by Congress.
This is reminder that if you or someone you know is elderly or disabled and currently renting housing, the Connecticut’s Renters’ Rebate Program deadline to apply is fast approaching.
The House also acted toward improving equitable access to quality and affordable healthcare by strengthening transparency and monitoring cost growth with HB 5042.
State Rep. Kerry Wood applauded bond funds approved by the State Bond Commission during its special meeting on Thursday, which total millions for infrastructure improvement projects in Wethersfield and Rocky Hill.
Today, the House of Representatives passed an emergency bill, which will ease some of the financial crush on Newington, Rocky Hill and Wethersfield residents and working families whose wallets and budgets have taken a hit due to rising gas prices and record-breaking inflation levels.
Rep. Wood Says SB 358 Closes Important Loophole, Expands Health Insurance Requirements Used to Diagnose Breast CancerMarch 17, 2022
SB 358 would expand health insurance requirements for treatment used to diagnose breast cancer, including mandated coverage with no out-of-pocket cost for detection tests such as mammograms, ultrasounds and MRIs.
Please join State Rep. Jane Garibay and I this Thursday at 10 a.m. for an informational forum that brings together long-term care providers, brokers, customers and the Connecticut Insurance Department to discuss the impacts and recommendations for long-term care.
Members of the public can register to participate at: bit.ly/3gaCi1p.