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Reps. Cheeseman, McCarty Join Governor for Bill-Signing at Naval Submarine Base

Posted on August 3, 2021


GROTON – State Representatives Holly Cheeseman (R-East Lyme, Salem), who serves as Ranking Member of the legislature’s Finance Committee, and Kathleen McCarty (R-Waterford, Montville), who serves as Ranking Member of the legislature’s Education Committee, joined Governor Ned Lamont, Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, fellow legislators, and members of Connecticut’s military community for a bill signing ceremony yesterday morning at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton.

The legislation, HB 6449 (Public Act

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Rep. Cheeseman Votes No on Sixth Extension of Governor’s Emergency Powers

Posted on July 14, 2021



The House just voted to extend the governor’s emergency powers for the sixth time. CT is in a much better place now than we were in last March. It is unfortunate that this legislature continues to yield control when our local governments, school boards, and health districts are able to respond to COVID with more efficiency and effectiveness. I certainly hope that when this extension expires in September that we are not asked to extend his authority for a seventh time.

Scheduled Closure and Detour of Route 82 in Salem Beginning on Monday, July 19th

Posted on July 12, 2021


SALEM – The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing the scheduled closure and detour of Route 82 in Salem. The closure will begin on July 19, 2021 and will remain in place through September 21, 2021. The closure and detour are necessary to facilitate ongoing bridge replacement activities for the bridges carrying Route 82 over East Branch Eight Mile River and Swamp Brook.

Detour Information

The closure will be approximately a quarter mile west of the Route 11/Route 82 interchange. Detour

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