Rep. Jason Rojas, a key member of the State Bond Commission, on Friday led the East Hartford and Manchester legislative delegations in securing the Commission’s approval of $20 million worth of grants-in-aid for development and job-creation projects in the towns.
Rep. Jason Rojas and Sen. Tim Larson announced today that the State Bond Commission approved a $1.5 million grant-in-aid to the YMCA of Greater Hartford for renovations and improvements to the YMCA Larson Center of Excellence, located in Mayberry Village, East Hartford.
We are closing in on the deadline to apply for heating assistance. Don't wait to the last minute. If you are eligible for home heating assistance, this program may help you. The general deadline for applications is May 1, 2018, however, eligible households that are subject to a shut-off notice by a utility for heating bills have an extended deadline of May 15.
For those of you impacted by the changes to the Medicare Savings program, there is good news. The state Department of Social Services has announced that it will delay the scheduled Jan. 1 implementation of income eligibility reductions in the Medicare Savings Programs, as a result of concerns raised by beneficiaries, advocates and legislators.