The two-year budget will provide real property tax relief to working families and small businesses from the largest cities to the smallest towns. Part of that tax relief is a direct car tax cut of more than $60 million across the state. See how much your town will benefit under this plan.
We’ve passed a first-in-the-nation ban on potentially deceptive and unpredictable variable-rate electricity contracts.
“Each year, more than a dozen Connecticut children die needlessly due to unsafe sleep practices. By educating parents before they leave the hospital following their child’s birth, we can potentially influence the parents’ behavior and possibly save a child’s life.” – Senator Martin Looney
Our Safe Sleep plan has been signed into law by the governor.
Our plan to help home caregivers when a patient is discharged from the hospital. The bill passed with bipartisan support in both chambers .
Senate Democrats’ proposal to offer a major tax break for retired veterans by providing a 100 percent exemption from the state income tax for federally taxable military retirement pay has passed as part of the state budget.
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November 20, 2015 — Senator Kennedy and Department of Veterans’ Affairs Commissioner Sean Connolly presented more than 50 shoreline veterans with the state’s Wartime Service Medal.
November 20, 2015 — Senator Slossberg and Department of Veterans’ Affairs Commissioner Sean Connolly presented veterans from Milford with the state’s Wartime Service Medal Award.
November 19, 2015 — Senator Bye and Department of Veterans’ Affairs Commissioner Sean Connolly presented veterans from West Hartford with the state’s Wartime Service Medal Award.
November 12, 2015 — Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff and Veterans’ Affairs Commissioner Sean Connolly presented more than 75 Wartime Service Medals to Norwalk and Darien veterans at a ceremony at Norwalk Library.