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Baby Formula Shortage and Available Resources

May 18, 2022

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) is utilizing numerous options to assist families across the state access baby formula during the nationwide shortage.

The formula shortage started last fall due to supply chain issues resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. It was exacerbated in February when Abbott recalled powdered formula manufactured in its Michigan plant and temporarily shuttered it.

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House Approves Juneteenth as a State Holiday

May 9, 2022

On the final day of the 2022 legislative session, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed SB 350, recognizing Juneteenth as a state holiday. 

The bill now awaits the governor's signature.

Juneteenth is the oldest known commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States. The day is also sometimes called "Juneteenth Independence Day," "Freedom Day," or "Emancipation Day."

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$600 Million in Tax Cuts for CT Residents

April 28, 2022

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.

The budget proposal we unveiled Wednesday offers Connecticut tax payers like you and your neighbors $600 million in tax cuts. $600 MILLION!

Our budget plan CUTS YOUR TAXES by:

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Gas Tax Savings and More for CT Residents

March 23, 2022

Today, the House of Representatives passed an emergency bill, which will ease some of the financial crush on Waterbury residents and working families whose wallets and budgets have taken a hit due to rising gas prices and record-breaking inflation levels.
 

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Energy Assistance Programs in CT

December 14, 2021

Dear Neighbor,

Increasing fuel prices will present additional challenges to keep warm this winter season.

For those who need help, I want to share information on available energy assistance services. 

 

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