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Legislative Updates

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Inside the CT Legislative Hall for the 2024 legislative session opening

April 03, 2024

April 2024 Legislative Update

Connecticut is facing a pressing challenge: a shortage of accessible and affordable childcare options. Learn more about how CHEFA is working to help address this issue as part of its 2024 legislative agenda and our proposed childcare tax credit program to provide support and incentivize investment in the areas of highest need throughout Connecticut.

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January 10, 2024

Advancing Opportunities: CHEFA & CHESLA’s 2024 Legislative Agenda

CHEFA is preparing to build on the successes of the past year by pursuing several legislative initiatives that will support Connecticut’s economy, workforce, and increase access to post-secondary education. Here’s a look at what we’ll be working on in 2024: Increasing access to childcare: Dollar-for-dollar there is no better investment in Connecticut’s workforce than those […]

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People standing in the CT Capitol for Opening Day

January 04, 2023

CHEFA’s 2023 Legislative Agenda

During the 2023 legislative session, CHEFA will pursue proposals that seek to enhance the welfare and prosperity of all Connecticut residents, while supporting workforce and community development efforts throughout the state.

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Hartford CT Capitol Building

November 15, 2022

2022 Connecticut Election Summary

While a handful of recounts are still pending, the results are unlikely to change the large majorities held by Democrats in the Senate and the House. Based on unofficial vote tallies, Democrats will likely maintain their 97-54 margin in the House and — at a minimum — their 23-13 margin in the Senate when the […]

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May 12, 2022

Legislative Update

During the 2022 legislative session CHEFA pursued proposals sought to build on it’s track record of providing financial assistance to educational institutions, healthcare providers and other nonprofits. A number of proposals were contained in SB 103, which CHEFA worked with members of the legislature and Administration to pass.

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