Elder Justice Hotline

July 22, 2021

The State of Connecticut has created a one stop shop to help older people navigate state services, for everything from age-based discrimination to neglect issues.

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Federal Child Tax Credit

July 17, 2021

The Child Tax Credit in President Biden's American Rescue Plan helps hard-working families with the costs of raising children. Based on 2019 and 2020 tax returns, the IRS began issuing monthly child tax credits on July 15.

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Plastic Bag Law

July 1, 2021

A reminder that as of July 1, 2021 single-use plastic bags will no longer be an option during checkout. The General Assembly enacted a plastic bag fee that went into effect on August 1, 2019 with the complete elimination of plastic bags in 2021. Some merchants may offer paper bags or reusable bags for a fee or free of charge depending on the individual stores. I encourage you to bring your reusable bags when shopping.

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Ribbon Cutting At The Charles

June 17, 2021

Thrilled to see new businesses thriving in Wethersfield. It is a good sign that much brighter days are ahead. The Charles is a wonderful addition to our community. Bryce and his staff were able to open a beautiful restaurant during the pandemic that serves delicious food and drinks.

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