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How we fight back in Texas

This week, a barbaric law went into effect in Texas that bans abortions after just six weeks of pregnancy — long before most women even know they’re pregnant  — and allows no exceptions for rape or incest. The law also allows individual citizens to sue abortion providers or anyone who helps someone access an abortion, effectively creating abortion bounty hunters. 

Important COVID-19 Updates

We’re now 17 months into the global COVID-19 pandemic, and I wanted to send a couple of important updates and reminders as COVID cases are on the rise in Connecticut and across the country and as some COVID-19 relief provisions will expire in the coming weeks.

It’s infrastructure month

Starting today, Child Tax Credit monthly payments will begin hitting bank accounts for millions of families across America and over 100,000 families in my district in Southwest Connecticut, thanks to the expansion in the American Rescue Plan. This tax credit for families will deliver much-needed support to pay for childcare, food on the table, bills and more.

Cutting child poverty in half

Starting today, Child Tax Credit monthly payments will begin hitting bank accounts for millions of families across America and over 100,000 families in my district in Southwest Connecticut, thanks to the expansion in the American Rescue Plan. This tax credit for families will deliver much-needed support to pay for childcare, food on the table, bills and more.

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