WBDC Equity Match Grant Application Open Now! 

Posted on January 18, 2023


WBDC Equity Match Grant Application Open Now! 

The Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) announced that the next round of their Equity Match Grant Program is open now! The deadline to apply is February 28, 2023. The application is also offered in Spanish.

The program offers grants of up to $10,000 to women-owned businesses in Connecticut that have been in business for 2 or more years and have revenues between $25K and $2M. Cash grants between $2,500 and $10,000 will be awarded to qualified

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January Is Stalking Awareness Month

Posted on January 9, 2023


January is Stalking Awareness Month

Stalking is a prevalent victimization across the United States, with growing numbers rivaling those of intimate partner and sexual violence. It is a form of violence with risks, support and safety planning needs, and legal responses.

All too often, stalking is a precursor to unwanted physical contact. Many stalkers are persistent offenders who utilize many tactics to contact, surveil, control, isolate, sabotage, and otherwise scare their victims.

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Rep. Harrison Named Ranking Member of Commerce Committee

Posted on December 28, 2022


Will also serve on Appropriations and Environment Committees

 

The Connecticut House Republican Caucus announced that State Representative Cindy Harrison (R-69) will serve as Ranking Member of the legislature’s Commerce Committee for the 2023-2024 legislative session that begins on January 4, 2023.

House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora also announced legislative committee assignments, appointing Representative Harrison to the Appropriations Committee and the Environment Committee for the session.

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New Laws Effective January 1st

Posted on December 28, 2022


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

With 2022 coming to an end, I wanted to make you aware of new policies affecting Connecticut taxpayers and businesses taking effect on January 1st, 2023.

Some of these new laws will take more money out of your pocket, including an expansion and increase to the “bottle bill.” Additionally, the new “highway use tax” assessed on trucks carrying goods into and out of our state will lead to higher prices when the tax cost gets passed on to consumers. One piece of legislation

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CCM Member Towns Eligible for ProAct Prescription Discount Card

Posted on December 14, 2022


IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR RESIDENTS OF BRIDGEWATER, NEW MILFORD, ROXBURY, SOUTHBURY and WASHINGTON

Residents of the member towns of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM) are able to receive a FREE PRO ACT PRESCRIPTION DISCOUNT CARD which reportedly can save an average of 45 percent off the retail price of medications, with discounts also available for vision, LASIK and hearing care services. (This benefit is especially valuable for people without health insurance or a traditional pharmacy

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