As life starts to return to normal and the holidays arrive, many of us will be back on the road again. More time on the road means more opportunities for distracted driving. As of October 1, penalties for texting and driving increased in an effort to stop distracted driving.
Over the summer, Attorney General William Tong, along with the Coalition for Elder Justice in Connecticut and Departments of Aging and Disability Services and Consumer Protection launched the Elder Justice Hotline - a "one stop shop" for older adults in the state who are in need of information, aid, and justice.
After 18 months, the pandemic moratorium on utility service disconnections ended on September 15 for residential non-hardship customers. Thankfully, there is help available. If you are struggling to pay for electric, water, or other utilities, you can apply for assistance through several programs.
We have taken a significant step to assure access to quality healthcare for all members of our community.