Case Participates in News Conference on Spike in Homelessness

Posted on September 22, 2023


HARTFORD – State Rep. Jay Case (R-Winsted) joined fellow state lawmakers, nonprofit providers, and the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness (CCEH) at St. Elizabeth’s House on Friday morning to speak about the issues that have led to increased homelessness and how the state plans to address them. Specifically, Case advocated for greater resources to be allocated to the region of the state he represents, which is the Northwest Corner.

“Transportation is a major difference between the more populated

Veterans Stand Down Event, Friday, Sept. 22

Posted on September 15, 2023


The CT Dept. of Veterans Affairs will be hosting STAND DOWN 2023 on Friday, September 22, from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., to provide access to a range of programs and services offered by state and federal agencies, Veterans organizations, and community-based non-profits at these regional sites across the State.

The regional sites include:

  • Bridgeport: University of Bridgeport, Wheeler Recreational Center, 400 University Ave.
  • Bristol: Gregory CCD Center, 1043 Stafford Ave.
  • Danbury: Danbury War Memorial

Sales Tax Free Week August 20-26

Posted on August 15, 2023


Beginning Sunday, August 20, and concluding on Saturday, August 26, clothing items and footwear sold in Connecticut (under $100 per item) will be exempt from the state’s sales tax. This tax holiday was established by the Connecticut General Assembly and will be celebrated for the 23rd time this year.

This is a good time to revamp your wardrobe or take your students back to school shopping. The exemption also applies to sales completed on-line.

For additional information on Connecticut Tax Free week,