VIDEO: Press Conference on New Kindergarten Age Requirement

February 22, 2024

Here are my remarks from Thursday's press conference with CT Project Action Fund on the new kindergarten age requirement bill that passed last session. The legislation would change the age to 5 by September 1, starting with the 2024-25 school year. It's a sound policy, but it might need a delay in the start date.

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Funding for Heating Help Bolstered

February 21, 2024

We approved $17 million in additional funds for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and Operation Fuel – two important programs that many residents and families rely on for cold weather heating assistance.

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