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Murphy Promotes $8,000 Tax Break for First Time Homebuyers with New Homeowners in Greater Meriden Area
August 26, 2009 Posted by Connecticut RealEstateRama
MERIDEN, CT – August 26, 2009 – (RealEstateRama) — Congressman Chris Murphy (CT-5) came to Meriden to promote a new $8,000 tax credit for first time homebuyers that was included in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) to boost the housing market and the overall economy. Murphy was joined by Meriden area first time homebuyers, a local realtor, a People’s United Bank representative and other elected officials to encourage Connecticut residents to take advantage of this new tax break before it expires on December 1, 2009
August 18, 2009 Posted by Connecticut RealEstateRama
August 18, 2009 – (RealEstateRama) — Lack of state action on a state bond package is delaying millions of dollars statewide to municipalities, slowing local projects and threatening to cost property taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM), the statewide association of towns and cities.
August 6, 2009 Posted by Connecticut RealEstateRama
More Families Eligible for Governorâ€™s Mortgage Assistance Programs. August 5, 2009 – (RealEstateRama) — Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that more Connecticut families facing foreclosure will be able to get the financial help they need to stay in their homes thanks to new legislation she has signed into law.
July 9, 2009 Posted by Connecticut RealEstateRama
July 9, 2009 – (RealEstateRama) â€” State Senator Edith G. Prague (D-Columbia), Senate Chair of the legislatureâ€™s Select Committee on Aging, and Senate Majority Leader Martin M. Looney (D-New Haven) today welcomed final action on the bill that committee initiated to create a Nursing Home Bill of Rights for Connecticut. Senator Prague said Governor Rellâ€™s signature indicates formal enactment into law
CCM applauds Appropriations Committee increase in aid; looks to General Assembly to build on aid increase, as towns struggle
April 4, 2008 Posted by Connecticut RealEstateRama
CCM applauds the Appropriations Committee for a FY 2008-09 budget that includes $46 million in increases in aid for towns and cities over what had been proposed by Governor Rell in February ($26 million above the previously adopted budget).