House Passes Bill Concerning Senior Nutrition Programs, State Department of Aging and Disability Services of

May 22, 2019

The House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation changing the name of the state Department of Rehabilitative Services to the Department of Aging and Disability Services, and increasing funding for elderly nutrition programs to ensure equitable rates for meals on wheels programs Monday afternoon.

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Human Services Committee Moves Forward on Nursing Home Staffing Bill

March 27, 2019

Late Tuesday morning, the legislature’s Human Services Committee unanimously voted to move legislation increasing minimum staffing levels in Connecticut nursing homes from 1.9 hours per patient to 2.3 hours per patient for a vote in the General Assembly.

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Elderly Tax Relief Program Open In February

February 5, 2019

Beginning in February, elderly taxpayers may apply for tax relief by filing an application with the Town Assessor. 

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Behavior Detection Officer Adrian Pellot might need to get a second job.

Help For CT Federal Workers In Shutdown

January 15, 2019

Everyone’s painfully aware of the financial hardship CT’s federal workers are suffering because of the U.S. government shutdown. We’re trying to do whatever we can to help and today Gov. Lamont announced a partnership with Webster Bank to give the employees interest-free loans until the shutdown is ended.

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