Local Lawmakers Support Homeless CT Vets

Posted on May 22, 2019 by admin


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The “Stuff-a-Humvee” event is an annual tradition at the State Capitol to collect donations to benefit Connecticut’s homeless veterans and their families.  Donations from the May 22 event included clothing, health care and hygiene items for men and women.  The collections will benefit the South Park Inn in Hartford and the Homes for the Brave in Bridgeport. Among the participants in the initiative were, from left to right: House Minority Leader Themis Klarides, Rep. Stephanie Cummings, Rep. Rosa Rebimbas,

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Reps. Honor Waterbury Police K-9 Handler During Police Week

Posted on May 15, 2019 by admin


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State Representative Stephanie Cummings was joined by the entire Waterbury legislative delegation to honor Waterbury Police Officer, K-9 handler and 2019 Police Officer of the Year , Jon Krchnavy in the House of Representatives.

Rep. Cummings acknowledged his accomplishment during remarks recognizing that may 12-18 is National Police Week, and May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day.

Peace Officers Memorial Day was originally proclaimed by President Kennedy, and then established by Congress in 1962

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Reps. Vote to Make Selling Fentanyl a Felony

Posted on May 15, 2019 by admin


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In an effort to reduce opioid abuse and the potential for overdose, State Representatives Tony D’Amelio (R-71) and Stephanie Cummings (R-74) today joined their colleagues who voted unanimously to make it a felony to distribute or sell the synthetic opioid fentanyl.

HB 5524 – An Act Increasing the Penalties for the Sale of Fentanyl – formally classifies the synthetic opioid fentanyl as a narcotic substance, and further defines the compounds or components of fentanyl as narcotic substances, including

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