Coronavirus Stimulus Package FAQ

April 2, 2020

Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, and it was signed into law by President Trump on Friday. 

To help Connecticut residents understand the details of the bill and how it can potentially provide assistance during the COVID-19 crisis, Senator Chris Murphy's office has compiled a list of frequently asked questions.

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DRS Guidelines on Social Security Income Tax Exemption

February 27, 2020

Over the past few years, we've heard from residents across the state that Connecticut's cost of living was too high for seniors. That is why last year the Connecticut General Assembly included a tax exemption for Social Security income and phased in a tax exemption on pension income in the state budget.

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Don't Be Left in the Cold This Winter

February 7, 2020

If you're struggling to keep your home warm this winter – you can find help through your utility. Connecticut's two largest utilities, Eversource and United Illuminating, offer assistance with payment plans, protection plans to keep your service active, as well as plans to save energy and lower your monthly bill.

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Medicare Savings Program Restored

January 8, 2018

I voted in favor of a bipartisan plan to restore $54 million in funding to the Medicare Savings Program.

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