Rep. Callahan Takes to Candlewood With CT DEEP to View Removal of Grass Carp

Posted on September 28, 2023

Sherman, Conn.—The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) is removing some triploid grass carp from Candlewood Lake. State Representative Patrick Callahan (R-108), whose district includes four of the five towns surrounding the lake, is the Ranking Member on the legislature’s Environment Committee. He recently went out on the water with members of CT DEEP during one of their grass carp removal ventures. The operation involves an electrofishing boat, a gillnet boat,

New CT Prescription Drug Discount Card Program Launches Oct. 2

Posted on September 28, 2023

All Connecticut Residents Can Sign Up for the Free Discount Card To Receive Savings on Medication

State Officials have announced prescription drug discount card program will launch in Connecticut on October 2, 2023, enabling all residents of the state to receive savings on certain prescription drugs.

The program was established by a new law I supported (Public Act 23-171), which is to be administered by the Office of the State Comptroller.

To launch the program, the Comptroller has entered Connecticut

New Low-Income Discount Rate for Electric Customers Apply by Nov. 1

Posted on September 28, 2023

Beginning on December 1, 2023, a new electric bill discount will be available to you if you have a financial hardship status on your electric account. Based on your household income or receipt of a public assistance benefit, you may be eligible for a 10% or 50% discount on your electric bill per month. For example, if you have a $100 monthly bill, it would be $10 less if you receive a 10% discount or $50 less if you receive the 50% discount.

Your discount will depend on your annual household income