Today marks 22 years since the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center towers, the Pentagon, and Flight 93 in Pennsylvania. Nearly 3,000 innocent people lost their lives on the morning of September 11, 2001, and many more, including first responders, have died from health complications in the years following the attacks. 9/11 remains one of the darkest and deadliest days in U.S. history.
Paraeducators provide critical and direct support to teachers and students, which makes them an integral part of the school ecosystem. That is why I am happy to share that the Paraeducator Healthcare Subsidy Program will provide $5 million in financial assistance and increase access to quality health care.
I have a great opportunity I wanted to bring to your attention, just in time for Women's Equality Day today!
The Women's Business Development Council is offering a $10,000 Equity Match Grant to help eligible woman-owned businesses grow. Grants between $2,500 and $10,000 will be awarded for clearly defined projects that will have a measurable impact on the business, its growth, and profitability.
As I'm sure you've all seen, Hawaii experienced one of the worst wildfires in our nation's history, with over 111 dead, historical sites damaged, and countless lives impacted. It is times like these that we need to come together as one nation, and lift each other up.
I can’t believe how fast summer is flying. I hope you have had the opportunity for a little R&R. I know it’s hard to think about back to school but here we are! In this email, I want to tell you about the upcoming sales tax-free week in Connecticut, and a look into upgrades to our transit system.