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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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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Care4Kids Reopens Following Budget Allocation

November 8, 2017

A program that subsidizes the cost of daycare for working families is reopening and accepting new applications for the first time since August 2016.

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Connecticut Homeowners Pleased With Crumbling Concrete Relief In Proposed Budget

October 29, 2017

The budget passed by the state Senate and House Thursday will make $40 million in bonding available over the next two years to homeowners who need to replace or repair failing foundations.

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After 117-day marathon, Senate passes bipartisan budget

October 26, 2017

A newly united Senate took a major step early Thursday toward ending Connecticut’s nearly 17-week budget impasse, overwhelmingly adopting a $41.3 billion, two-year plan that closes huge deficits without raising income or sales tax rates, imposes modest cuts on local aid, and provides emergency assistance to keep Hartford out of bankruptcy.

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