Connecticut is about to take a transformative step toward making prescription drugs more affordable for all.
On Oct. 2, all Connecticut residents will be eligible to sign up for ArrayRx, a prescription drug discount card program that provides up to 80% off certain prescriptions at nearly all pharmacies in the state.
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.
During session, we successfully passed legislation that protects and supports individuals in the state who are in the twilight years of their life. Unfortunately, as the elderly population steadily rises, scam attempts against that community also increases. To help shield our older residents from being victimized, we passed PA 23-161, AN ACT CONCERNING FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION OF SENIOR CITIZENS.
On Thursday, August 10, I will host a legislative update event with Windsor Locks First Selectman Paul Harrington. The event will be held at the Windsor Locks Senior Center at 10:30 am. First Selectman Harrington and I will be available to discuss updates to the center, as well as legislation from last session that will benefit seniors. Please join us!