Rep. Paris, Governor Lamont, Office of Early Childhood, Local Leaders Celebrate Funding for Connecticut Child Care FacilitiesSeptember 22, 2021
Governor Ned Lamont, Connecticut Office of Early Childhood, State Representative Corey Paris (D – Stamford) and members of the Stamford legislative delegation, along with local leaders held a press conference in Stamford highlighting the Children's Learning Centers of Fairfield County's (CLC) work to address education disparities and ensure students had access to high-quality education during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Electricity costs tend to be at their highest during the summer months - so families struggle to pay their utility bills during this time. But there’s good news! Operation Fuel has funds available to help struggling families – right now – with programs for year-round energy assistance, water assistance, and homeless intervention and prevention, too.
This session I worked alongside my colleagues to pass a bipartisan budget which did not raise taxes, and focused on putting more money in the pockets of hard-working Connecticut families through increased tax credits.
Connecticut is forecasted to experience extreme temperatures from today through the evening of Friday, August 13. Cooling centers are opening across the state to provide residents with immediate relief from the heat. To find a cooling center near you, dial 2-1-1 or click here.
This week, more than $16 million in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief II (ESSER II) funds was made available to 170 school districts across Connecticut. This relief money will allow schools throughout our state to provide special education services to more than 80,000 students during the upcoming school year.
Access Health CT (AHCT) has extended the deadline for its Special Enrollment Period (SEP) to October 31st, making it easier and more convenient than ever for Connecticut residents to obtain a good, quality, affordable health insurance plan.