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Honoring Our Veterans

Posted on November 10, 2020 by agallagher


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Every year we commemorate November 11th as Veterans Day, a day to honor all those who have served and those that made the ultimate sacrifice.

Originally known as Armistice Day, Veterans Day began when an armistice between Allied nations and Germany took effect on the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month in 1918. Seven months later, World War I would officially cease with the Treaty of Versailles on June 28, 1919. Twenty years later (1938), November 11th was officially signed

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Back to School

Posted on September 17, 2020 by agallagher


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Connecticut has done a fantastic job containing COVID-19. Our hard work and concern for one another’s wellbeing are paying off. The time has come for the next stage of our reopening. A return to school will provide a sense of much needed normalcy. I know this is a confusing time for parents, students and teachers. COVID-19 has rocked education in our great state. When students were sent home in March we did not know when they would be coming back. Some students will be attending digital classes exclusively

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Ferraro, Kennedy Want Voice In State’s Pandemic Response

Posted on September 4, 2020 by agallagher


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In an effort to provide a greater voice for their constituents, state Reps. Kathy Kennedy (R-119) and Charles Ferraro (R-117), at a Capitol press conference Sept. 3 along with their House Republican colleagues, challenged Gov. Ned Lamont’s authority to singlehandedly determine how Connecticut emerges from the pandemic, saying a legislative committee should vote on his efforts to extend his executive orders beyond their Sept. 9 expiration date.

Republicans said the state Constitutional safeguards

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