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.
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.
The budget proposal we approved in the House of Representatives early Tuesday morning offers Connecticut taxpayers like you and your neighbors $600 million in tax cuts.
Nationwide, states have experienced a wave of catalytic converter thefts. Today, my House colleagues and I sent legislation to the governor that works to curb these thefts by eliminating the market for these parts.
Connecticut residents deserve clean air, but transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions have contributed to worsening air quality. Investing and encouraging economywide electric vehicle distribution is needed to reduce these emissions, and ultimately improve air quality.
After months of negotiation and hearing input from residents across our state, I am happy to pass along great news. I am poised to vote early next week on a state budget that provides historic tax relief for parents, retirees, workers, and property owners.