Rep. Bolinsky: Application Period for 2023-2024 Winter Season of the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program Begins on September 1

Posted on August 31, 2023


The application period for the 2023-2024 winter season of the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) will begin on September 1, 2023. The program helps Connecticut residents – including both homeowners and renters – with the costs associated with heating their homes.

Basic benefits toward heating bills range from $180 to $530 depending on income, size of household, and need. Benefits are available for households with incomes up to 60% of the state median income, which equates to roughly $79,910

State Representatives Bolinsky, Chaleski Applaud New DCF Family Visitation Rooms at Danbury Office

Posted on August 24, 2023


Danbury – The State Department of Children and Families has reopened the Danbury office’s family visitation rooms, which were designed to be more family-friendly living room-type environments. State Representatives Rachel Chaleski (R-Danbury) and Mitch Bolinsky (R-Newtown) were among the officials on hand to celebrate the grand re-opening on Thursday, August 24, 2023.

“The care and attention that was put into creating a natural space for a more normalized interaction between parent and child can

State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky: Hearing Set on Health Insurance Increase Request

Posted on August 16, 2023


Friends and Neighbors,

An informational public meeting is being held later this month on 10 rate filings from 9 health insurers for 2024 plans both on and off Access Health CT, the state’s federal Affordable Care Act exchange. The public informational meeting will be held in a hybrid format, both in person at the Legislative Office Building, in Hartford, and online at CT-N.

The insurers are seeking an average hike of 12.4% on individual health plans next year and 14.8% on small group plans.