It was recently brought to my attention by a parent at my daughter's basketball game the frustrations many Mansfield residents are dealing with over delayed delivery times with Amazon. Residents have shared with me that delays are often excessive when compared to surrounding towns and report that they can receive deliveries within shorter timeframes by selecting a delivery location outside the town's boundaries.
An additional $1 Billion boost in federal funding to the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), allowing for more households to receive the benefit in the state, has been allocated as part of an emergency supplemental aid package recently approved by Congress.
This weekend, several new laws in Connecticut will go into effect on October 1. These laws are a result of my colleagues' hard work during the 2022 session. Below are just some of the laws that will take effect and what they mean for you.