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End-of-year Capitol report

December 15, 2017

During the 2017 legislative session, we implemented structural reforms that will not only help Connecticut steady its financial footing, but will also help spur economic development and restore millions of dollars to municipalities, our schools and core state services. As vice chairman of the Judiciary Committee and a member of the Planning and Development Committee, we were also able to pass legislation that helps Bridgeport, improves our judicial system and protects some of our most vulnerable citizens. I am proud to share information about some of these new laws with you.

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Stafstrom named 2017 Legislative Champion by Connecticut Alliance of YMCAs

November 28, 2017

The Connecticut Alliance of YMCAs named state Rep. Steve Stafstrom as its 2017 Legislative Champion. Stafstrom was awarded for his commitment to the local community.

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Legislature approves changes to Renters' Rebate Program and hospital tax

November 15, 2017

Following the legislature’s approval of technical revisions to the bipartisan budget passed last month, older and disabled renters are slated to receive their state refund checks under the Connecticut Renters’ Rebate Program.

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Quality child care for working families

November 8, 2017

Connecticut families, currently on the wait-list, can start enrolling in the Care 4 Kids program, the state’s primary child care support program. Care 4 Kids helps low- to moderate-income families in Connecticut pay for child-care costs.

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