Saturday, 15 June 2024

Politics

Five Things to Know About Social Security

Social Security is your money — you earned it through a lifetime of hard work. And like most Americans, that money is needed to help cover living expenses and pay bills. Nearly one in five Connecticut residents – nearly 700,000 people – receive Social Security benefits, and 38 percent of residents 65 and older rely on the program for at least half of their income.

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Connecticut is Receiving $144 Million in Federal Funding to Improve Broadband Connectivity in the State

Governor Ned Lamont and Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Katie Dykes released statements in response to the announcement made on June 26 by President Joe Biden and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration that Connecticut is receiving $144 million in federal funding to support its ongoing efforts in deploying affordable, reliable high-speed internet service statewide.

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State Legislators Address Many of AARP Connecticut’s Priorities

AARP’s purpose is to empower people to choose how they live as they age. Many policy changes enacted during this legislative session will help Connecticut residents do just that. AARP staff, volunteers and member e-activists have worked diligently to ensure that older adults are supported through program availability, quality services, consumer protections and initiatives to address affordability and the cost of living in Connecticut.

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