State Senate Passes Bipartisan State Budget

Bipartisan Budget

Democrats and Republicans put aside our differences, came together and compromised to pass a bipartisan budget that moves Connecticut forward. This budget reflects some difficult choices but I believe this agreement is fair, draws upon the best ideas and compromises from both political parties, and represents the priorities of Connecticut residents.

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Tax Relief
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Stanley Black & Decker to open advanced manufacturing center in downtown Hartford

December 5, 2017

New Britain toolmaker Stanley Black & Decker will announce Tuesday it plans to launch an advanced manufacturing center in downtown Hartford, in what will be the global manufacturer's first presence in the Capital City.

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Legislators Look For Solutions At Hearing On Anthem-Hartford HealthCare Dispute

November 28, 2017

“There have been numerous situations over the last few years in which contract disputes between hospitals and insurers put patient care at risk,” Looney testified during a public hearing that followed Tuesday morning’s informational forum. “Both the hospitals and the insurers have engaged in brinksmanship with a seeming disregard for the wellbeing of the patients. This is an unacceptable situation for patients.”

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Reimbursement applications available for homeowners with crumbling foundations

November 28, 2017

The governor’s office said the state is making $5 million available to allow homeowners to have their foundations tested by state officials. This action would create data for the state while “providing homeowners with another level of financial relief,’ the governor’s office said.

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Real estate agents say GOP tax cut plan bad news for Connecticut home ownership

November 21, 2017

“There’s no sure way to slam the door on a hot real estate market than passing the Republican tax plan,” says State Senate Majority Leader, Sen. Bob Duff (D-Norwalk). Duff has been a real estate agent for more than twenty years.






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