Winter Home Heating Assistance Program Deadline Extended to June 15

Posted on May 3, 2021


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Families and Individuals Seeking Assistance Should Visit www.ct.gov/staywarm or Call 2-1-1 for Guidance

I just wanted you to know that the Department of Social Services is encouraging Connecticut residents who need help paying last winter’s home heating bills to consider applying for the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program. An extended application deadline of Tuesday, June 15, 2021, gives eligible families and individuals additional time to apply for this assistance program.

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CAN YOU AFFORD A NEW GAS TAX? (I can’t, and I know that many of you cannot as well …)

Posted on April 29, 2021


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I just wanted you to know that Democrats in Hartford are proposing a new gas tax. As with most similar initiatives, I am opposed to this most recent overture to unreasonably increase your living expenses. While I remain committed to crafting policies that will help residents and businesses meet the challenges of the pandemic, the Democrats continue to present new ways to tax you. They just do not understand that such taxes are ultimately borne by the end user, thereby increasing the cost for all

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Tax Freedom Day is April 25th!

Posted on April 23, 2021


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I just wanted you to know that, once again, Connecticut’s tax burden is among the highest of any state in the nation. Residents in our state need to work longer than residents in 45 other states to pay their local, state and federal tax bills.

Tax Freedom Day is the day each year when the average citizen has earned enough to pay their combined local, state and federal tax bills. This year, Connecticut’s National Tax Freedom Day is April 25!

In more practical terms, YOU essentially work for the local,

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