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.
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.
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.
Tropical Storm Harvey continues to threaten lives and property in Texas and Louisiana. Harvey hit the Gulf Coast as a category three hurricane over the weekend and the devastating rains and rising flood waters have displaced thousands from their homes.
To provide more transparency and oversight, the House unanimously approved legislation expanding legislative review of economic development programs.