The Renters' Rebate program opens April 1st, and runs through October 1st. This program provides rental reimbursement to elderly and disabled residents in need. These rebates can be up to $900 for married couples and $700 for individuals. The amount is based on a graduated income scale and the amount of rent and utility payments (excluding telephone) made in the prior calendar year.
I joined at a press conference with Speaker of the House Matt Ritter who calls Batterson Park, the long-shuttered Hartford-owned former recreation area straddling Farmington and New Britain, a "lost gem" and wants to restore it into the regional attraction it once was.
It is an honor to work with a great group of legislators from across the state that day-in and day-out put our communities first in everything they do. This legislative session poses unique challenges, but the important work of representing our constituencies moves forward.
President Biden signed the American Rescue plan into law which includes economic relief for working families, extended unemployment benefits, millions of dollars for education, support for small businesses, funding for municipalities, an aggressive national vaccination program to help contain COVID-19 and much more.