CURRENT NEWS

$46.6 Million to Support Small Business Growth in CT

November 1, 2022

The state has announced a five-year, $46.6 million investment to expand small business assistance programs across Connecticut, specifically supporting small business owners who may have previously experienced barriers to accessing financial support. This initiative will also support startup businesses, which is great news for our economy.

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Have a Safe & Happy Halloween

October 28, 2022

This Monday children of all ages will dress up in fun and scary costumes to celebrate one of the biggest holidays of the season. And, while everyone enjoys trick or treating or any other outdoor evening activities, please follow safety tips as children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car on Halloween than on any other day of the year.

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Temporary PSLF Program Waiver Ends October 31

October 27, 2022

Thousands of Connecticut residents have dedicated their careers to public service. The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program recognizes this choice with complete student loan cancellation after 10 years of public service work and loan payments.

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Access Health CT Open Enrollment Begins Nov. 1

October 25, 2022

Access Health CT's (AHCT) Open Enrollment Period will open on Tuesday, November 1. During this period, individuals can renew their coverage, explore the various policy options for the first time or see if they can save money.

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Energy Assistance Program Gets Federal Funding Boost

October 4, 2022

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.

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 4, 2022

Did you know that an estimated 3,550 Connecticut women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year? While anyone is at risk of developing breast cancer, it is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in American women, except for skin cancers. In the U.S., 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.

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