Child Tax Credit

June 22, 2021
Yesterday was National Child Tax Credit Awareness Day.

The federal child tax credit program will uplift countless working families across the nation. Under the American Rescue Plan, the child tax credit will increase from $2,000 to $3,000 for children under age 6, and to $3,600 for children ages 6-17.  

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Jennifers' Law

June 5, 2021
Connecticut's current domestic violence laws fall short of offering comprehensive support and protection for survivors.
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Bills to Reduce Car Break-ins

June 3, 2021

Car thefts and break-ins have been a national problem for several years now. Although data shows that these crimes have been steadily decreasing state-wide, we have seen a large spike in Central Connecticut since the start of the pandemic.

The legislature has taken action to prevent and deter these crimes. 

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SB 1 Passes the House!

June 2, 2021

Yesterday, the House sent a powerful piece of legislation to the Governor’s desk. S.B. 1 declares that racism is a public health crisis in our state.

Earlier this year, the CDC issued a statement which declared, in part, that “racism, both structural and interpersonal, are fundamental causes of health inequities, health disparities and disease.”

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