Bill Highlights from Second Last Day of Session

June 4, 2019

Many important bills pass the House of Representatives that will benefit Enfield residents.

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Breaking Down the Budget

June 4, 2019

The House of Representatives and Senate passed a budget this week which is responsible, stable, and funds the Rainy Day Fund at historic levels. The budget makes significant investments in education, job growth, and economic development while holding the line on spending. The growth rate for fixed costs in the General Fund is 1.3% and for non-fixed costs is simply 0.03%.

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Connecticut Budget Includes Net Increase in Funding for Bethel's Educational Priorities

June 4, 2019

The state budget approved last night provides a net increase in funding for Bethel’s education system. The new budget includes more than $89,000 additional funding for Bethel’s schools and a $126,000 expenditure increase for Bethel’s Teacher Retirement Fund, an expense that was previously stated to be absorbed by the town.

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Enfield Resident's Championed Bill Passes

June 4, 2019

I am thrilled to share with you that a bill championed by our very own Lori Gates, An Act Allowing Students to Apply Sunscreen Prior to Engaging in Outdoor Activities or the Lori Gates Bill has passed the House of Representatives a few minutes ago.

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