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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February 10, 2016 — Senate President Martin M. Looney details proposed legislation to make financial aid available to all students regardless of immigration status.
February 10, 2016 — Senator Coleman discusses proposed legislation to end prison gerrymandering in all Connecticut towns and municipalities.
February 9, 2016 — Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff discusses proposed legislation that will permit manufacturers of electric vehicles to sell directly to consumers.
February 1, 2016 — Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff celebrates the expansion of the InvestCT program which helped Sovereign Home Health to obtain the capital necessary to establish itself in Connecticut and create 40 new jobs.