State Awards STEAP Grant to Monroe

Posted on October 2, 2023


State Representative Tony Scott (R-Monroe) announced that the State has awarded two Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP) grants to the 112th district town Monroe.

Monroe is slated to receive $500,000 in state funding for the upgrades and expansion of the animal control facility. This will be matched by $384,083 in town funds.

“This grant will greatly benefit our community through this planned expansion and renovation,”

Scott Participates in News Conference on Spike in Homelessness

Posted on September 28, 2023

HARTFORDState Rep. Tony Scott (R-Monroe) 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. Scott advocated for greater resources to be allocated from the state surplus to help decrease the number of people experiencing homelessness.

“We had a unanimous vote in the Housing Committee to approved

New Low-Income Discount Rate for Electric Customers Apply by Nov. 1

Posted on September 28, 2023

Beginning on December 1, 2023, a new electric bill discount will be available to you if you have a financial hardship status on your electric account. Based on your household income or receipt of a public assistance benefit, you may be eligible for a 10% or 50% discount on your electric bill per month. For example, if you have a $100 monthly bill, it would be $10 less if you receive a 10% discount or $50 less if you receive the 50% discount.

Your discount will depend on your annual household income