Heating Assistance, Drop in Crime, and Legislative Internship Program

October 24, 2023

There is still time to apply for home heating assistance before if starts feeling like winter in Connecticut. Please read below to learn how you can apply for those benefits.

According to a new report, the crime rate has decreased proving that Connecticut is one of the safest places to live in the U.S. Keep scrolling to get a breakdown of the encouraging statistics.

Do you know anyone interested in learning about state government? The Connecticut General Assembly Legislative Internship Program is taking applications. I'll detail how interns will get an unforgettable hands-on experience.

Home Heating Help
Even though the weather is getting chillier, you still have time to apply for benefits through Connecticut’s Energy Assistance Program! The deadline to submit applications for the 2023-2024 winter heating season is May 31, 2024.
Enrollment for the program occurs on an annual basis so even if you received assistance last year, you will need to re-apply. CLICK HERE for more information on eligibility and how to apply.
Drop in Crime Across Connecticut
Connecticut is one of the safest states in the country, and a new report provides more detail about the downward trend in crime between 2021 and 2022. According to the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection’s Crime Analysis Unit, there was a:
  • 4% reduction in overall crime
  • 13% reduction in violent crime, including a 13% reduction in homicides and an 18% reduction in robberies
  • 3% reduction in property crimes.

Additionally, the report finds that over the last 10 years, overall crime in Connecticut has fallen significantly.

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Apply Now for the Legislative Internship Program
The Connecticut General Assembly Legislative Internship Program is looking for new candidates! CLICK HERE if you are interested in joining the program for Spring 2024. The application deadline is November 1, 2023.
The program offers Connecticut college students the opportunity to learn how state government works through first-hand experience in the legislative offices. Interns earn college credit for their work in the Connecticut General Assembly and gain exclusive access to the legislators and insight into the policy making process.
Learn More About the Program