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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.

Stamford Advocate Op-Ed: ‘It is time to strike back’ against cyberattacks

With gasoline once again flowing through the Colonial Pipeline, I too will resume a predictable routine. Every few days, I will pass armed guards and locked doors to be briefed on the week’s cyberattacks. Most will have come from Russia, China, North Korea, Iran or some shadowy criminal group, often sheltered by one of those countries. Many will have succeeded in stealing valuable data or breaking crucial networks. Some will have been catastrophic. Only a few, like the recent attacks on the Colonial Pipeline and the SolarWinds breach, will ever become publicly known.

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