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Application Opening Soon: Access Health Broker Academy

January 27, 2023

To diversify the insurance broker community in our state, Access Health CT has established the Broker Academy Program to create a pathway for newly licensed insurance brokers by recruiting from and building the skillset of those who live and work in underserved communities throughout Connecticut.

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CareerConneCT Expands Intake Portal

December 15, 2022

Great news! CareerConneCT is expanding its intake portal. The goal of CareerConneCT is to provide underemployed and unemployed Connecticut residents with resources and training necessary for the pursuit of a well-paying, high-quality career path. The program provides free job training, case management, supportive services, and employment assistance.

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Meskers Appointed Chair of Commerce Committee

December 8, 2022

I am honored and excited to be appointed Chair of the Commerce Committee and am looking forward to working with the administration and furthering its pro-business agenda. I thank Speaker Ritter and Majority Leader Rojas for placing their confidence in me to lead this Committee.

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Improving Fiscal Outlook For Connecticut

December 8, 2022

I am pleased to report that responsible budgeting and major structural changes made to pension and teachers' retirements plans are putting Connecticut on much more solid fiscal ground and saving taxpayers billions in debt payments.

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Special Session

December 1, 2022

With many families in Connecticut facing added financial strain due to rising prices, the legislature went into special session earlier this week to provide some relief. A bipartisan bill passed by the General Assembly and signed into law by Governor Lamont extends the current suspension of the gasoline tax, provides additional funding for energy assistance programs, and continues premium pay for frontline workers.

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$46.6 Million to Support Small Business Growth in CT

November 14, 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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