Your legislators need to hear from you ASAP!
The effects of climate change – including flooding, rising temperatures, proliferation of invasives – are being felt in every community across the state.
HB 6441, An Act Concerning Climate Change Adaptation, provides municipalities with new and voluntary funding tools to help respond and adapt to these and other local impacts of climate change.
STATUS: HB 6441 was voted favorably by the Environment Committee and now awaits a vote of support by the House of Representatives. With just weeks left in the legislative session, time is running out to get this important bill across the finish line.
Your legislators’ support for HB 6441 is key to moving the bill forward.
Take Action Today
Urge your legislators to co-sponsor and support HB 6441 in its entirety!
Sample Email to your Legislators
Dear Senator/Representative _______________,
My name is _________________, and I am your constituent living in the town of __________________.
I’m writing to ask that you co-sponsor and support all of HB 6441, An Act Concerning Climate Change Adaptation. which provides municipalities with a suite of new and voluntary tools to address climate change.
In our community we could use these funds for climate resilience, land stewardship, tree planting/maintenance, as matching grant funding or to repay local bonds for environmental work. [ADD a local example if you have one]
Please sign-on as a co-sponsor and urge your colleagues in the House of Representatives to vote yes for HB 6441 in its entirety.
Your name, organization if applicable
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The legislative session ends on June 9. The clock is ticking for the Connecticut General Assembly to approve HB 6441 in its entirety and send it to the Governor for his signature.
Your legislators need to hear from you ASAP! Please take action today!