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.
Thursday morning, State Representative Gary Turco joined members of the legislature's Insurance and Real Estate Committee, advocates and other lawmakers to announce a new bill proposal to cap insulin costs and authorize access to emergency insulin without a prescription.
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.
A fellow state representative received a voice mail message I wanted to share and warn IS A SCAM! My colleague called the number for verification and was surprised how professional they seemed on the phone. He was almost ready to offer his credit card information when he suspected it did not make sense.