CURRENT NEWS

CT Makes Historic Pension Payment

September 23, 2022

State Comptroller Natalie Braswell announced that her office will transfer $3.1 billion into the rainy-day fund. This move triggers a statutory mandate that requires a one-time, special payment of $2.8 billion to be made toward the state’s unfunded pension liabilities.

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Veterans Stand Down 2022

September 16, 2022

In an effort to connect military personnel and veterans to helpful state services and community-based nonprofits, the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs will hold its annual Veterans Stand Down on Friday, September 23 from 8AM to 2 PM.

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15, 2022

From September 15 to October 15 we observe Hispanic Heritage Month to celebrate, recognize, and feature the countless achievements of the many Hispanic Americans who have positively impacted and enriched our communities.

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Disability Voting Rights Week

September 14, 2022

Voting is one of our nation’s most fundamental rights and a hallmark of our democracy. All eligible voters must have equal access and opportunity to participate in our electoral process.

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Energy Assistance Program Application Now Open

September 1, 2022

The application period for the 2022-2023 winter season of the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) is now open! This program provides crucial support to vulnerable Connecticut  homeowners and renters with the costs of heating their homes.

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Public Service Loan Forgiveness Informational Session on Wednesday

August 22, 2022

The U.S. Department of Education has implemented temporary changes to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program rules that make it easier for federal student loan borrowers to receive credit for past periods of repayment that would otherwise not qualify for forgiveness. These changes end on October 31, 2022. After this date, normal PSLF rules will apply.

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Alliance District Teacher Loan Subsidy Program

August 2, 2022

A teaching staff that mirrors the diversity of the student body it serves provides the best educational outcomes for our kids. That is why I am pleased to share details on the Alliance District Teacher Loan Subsidy Program (ADTLS).

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