CURRENT NEWS

Small Business Growth In CT

October 31, 2022

The state has announced a five-year, $46.6 million investment to expand small business assistance programs across Connecticut, specifically supporting small business owners who may have previously experienced barriers to accessing financial support.This initiative will also support startup businesses, which is great news for our economy.

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UniteCT Program

October 14, 2022

While working can be a source of income, it can also be an opportunity to become more independent, gain skills, cultivate relationships in your community, and feel empowered. Everyone should be able to find meaningful work. In Connecticut, we remain committed to ensuring workers with disabilities can access job training and workplaces that are inclusive and supportive.

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October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 4, 2022

Did you know that an estimated 3,550 Connecticut women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year? While anyone is at risk of developing breast cancer, it is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in American women, except for skin cancers. In the U.S., 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.

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New Laws October 1

September 28, 2022

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.

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Disability Voting Rights Week & 2022 Veterans Stand Down

September 15, 2022

Voting is one of our nation’s most fundamental rights and a hallmark of our democracy. It is critical that all eligible voters have equal access and opportunity to participate in our electoral process. Connecticut is committed to ensuring that the polls are accessible to all voters and that you are fully able to exercise your voting rights privately and independently.

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Supporting CT's Hospitality Industry

September 9, 2022

Connecticut's hospitality industry was hit hard by COVID-19. While many of our favorite restaurants, hotels, wineries, breweries, entertainment venues and more have made progress in their recovery, we know they're still trying to rebuild. Starting this week, more than 1,700 eligible CT-based hospitality businesses will receive checks in the mail through the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development's CT Hospitality Industry Support Program.

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