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Posted on July 27, 2022

Today, I submitted a letter to the Department of Economic and Community Development commissioner in strong support of the Town of Berlin’s application for a $5,000 grant as part of the Supporting Arts Grant Program.

Our goal with this grant is to help the town facilitate and promote the arts, local artists, residents, and other enthusiasts from around the state by bringing that untapped vibrant energy to the Farmington Avenue area.

This grant will help to create an upswell of creativity, new

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Connecticut Small Business Boost Fund

Posted on July 27, 2022

Small businesses and nonprofit organizations with less than 100 full-time employees may be able to benefit from the newly created Connecticut Small Business Boost Fund. The program provides low interest non-forgivable loans to approved applicants between $5,000 and $500,000 (subject to eligibility).

Loans totaling less than $150,000 will have a 60-month repayment period while those totaling more than $150,000 will have a 72-month repayment period. These loans can be used for payroll, equipment, utilities

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Connecticut’s Overall Affordability is About to Get Worse

Posted on June 15, 2022

Connecticut’s overall affordability seems to get worse by the minute. For the trucking companies, farmers, and everyone in between who rely on diesel fuel to get from point A to point B, or purchases items brought to or through our state on a truck, it’s only going to get worse.

That’s because on July 1st, diesel prices are expected to increase another 9.1 cents per gallon. Combine that with a looming 17.5 cents per mile truck tax set to go into effect on January 1, 2023 and you have companies and

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