Posted on July 27, 2022
The popular “Connecticut Summer at the Museum” program has returned for the 2022 summer season, which enables Connecticut children to receive FREE ADMISSION at more than 130 museums across the state during the summer months.
Originally established in 2021 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the program is a way of providing children with engaging summer enrichment and learning experiences. It is funded by money Connecticut received from the federal government under the American Rescue Plan Act…
Posted on July 20, 2022
With hot temperatures here for the summer it’s important to be prepared, and that includes making sure your pets are safe, too. The American Red Cross has the following tips on keeping pets safe, but essentially treat your pets the same as you treat yourself:
Posted on July 19, 2022
At the conclusion of each legislative session, the non-partisan Office of Legislative Research compiles reports on public acts organized by topics. These reports include various topics such as “Acts Affecting Seniors,” “Acts Affecting Education,” “Acts Affecting Business and Jobs,” and much more.
Follow the link below to access the full range of reports: https://www.cga.ct.gov/olr/actsaffecting.asp
Posted on July 13, 2022
The Connecticut Insurance Department is considering substantial proposed rate increases for individual and small group (for employers with 50 or fewer workers) insurance markets. The average of the proposed rate increases is 20% which is well above what I consider reasonable, especially with inflation and high prices already taking too much money out of your wallet.
Nine health insurance providers covering approximately 206,000 people have filed for increases. The filings are for both the state-sponsored…
Posted on July 12, 2022
An important priority for the legislature this past session was to address the mental and behavioral needs of our students and children. One important measure the legislature passed included funding for the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline and National Maternal Mental Health Hotline.
More information about the line is provided by the Connecticut Department of Public Health, below.
Beginning July 16, 988 will become the new three-digit number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The Lifeline…