Posted on January 11, 2022
January 11th is International Human Trafficking Awareness Day.
Human trafficking, sex trafficking and other forms of mental and physical abuse are disturbing issues the legislature continues to tackle. Working together, the legislature continues to modify and strengthen state law in an effort to put an end to these abuses and to hold the abusers accountable.
Last year, I proudly supported, and the legislature passed House Bill 6657, that:
Posted on January 5, 2022
The legislature approved the Connecticut Essential Worker COVID-19 Assistance Fund to provide $34 million in assistance to support the critical workers who helped keep the state open during the pandemic.
The program is being overseen by the State Comptroller with claim processing and payments handled by Public Consulting Group on a first-come, first-served basis until all funds are exhausted.
In order to be eligible, specific criteria must be met, including but not limited to: