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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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Bridgeport moves closer to becoming a national model for the reuse of waste heat

October 30, 2017

Under the bipartisan $41.3 billion state budget passed Oct. 26, a pilot program will be established for the development and construction of a combined heat and power facility that will provide waste heat for a thermal heating loop in downtown Bridgeport.

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Bipartisan budget overwhelmingly approved in Legislature

October 26, 2017

After months of negotiations, Democrats and Republicans have overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan budget that steadies Connecticut's financial footing, spurs economic development, and restores millions of dollars to municipalities, our schools and core state services.

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GOP fails to override governor's budget veto; now is the time for a bipartisan agreement

October 3, 2017

After the state House of Representatives met Oct. 3 to consider overriding the veto of the GOP-backed budget, the Republicans refused to call the question for a vote. Now, it is time for us to work together and compromise with the governor and the Republicans to reach a bipartisan agreement on a final budget. To move Connecticut forward, we need to adopt a spending package that invests in our workforce, makes long-term structural changes, and provides municipalities with additional budget flexibility.

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