Jenn's Policy Priorities

Supporting Fairfield Families & Seniors

  • Delivers critical tax relief for families through Child Tax Credit and Earned Income Tax Credit

  • Provided grants to local schools to hire more support staff, including social workers, psychologists, and counselors 

  • Created new walk-ins for mental health emergencies 

  • Expanded 24/7 emergency mental health response 

  • Established state oversight and coordination of state response to kids’ mental health needs 

  • Initiated new position at the Healthcare Advocate to help families navigate care for children and adolescents

  • Provide mental health training to parents, students, and pediatricians

SENIORS

  • Eliminates of the income tax on most retirement income for seniors

  • Reforms nursing home policies and staffing requirements

  • Creation of Home Care Ombudsman

  • Increased from asset limit from $12k to $60k that community spouse can retain when their partner requires nursing home care

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