Posted on August 4, 2020 by admin
With the primary election only days away, it’s being reported that Secretary of State Denise Merrill’s hand-picked mail vendor has NOT and will NOT fulfill their obligations to process and mail approximately 20,000 absentee ballots to qualified voters.
According to the Connecticut Town Clerks Association, as many as 20,000 absentee ballot requests were not processed on time last week by the vendor Merrill selected, and Merrill’s office admitted as much in conversations with local town officials.…
Posted on July 30, 2020 by admin
Many of you have reached out to my office about recent electric rate hikes. In response to these rate hikes, I joined a bipartisan effort calling for the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) to suspend the increase to components of the Eversource delivery rate that increased July 1st.
In response to our letter, PURA announced they have “accepted the letter as a formal motion for reconsideration in the associated docketed proceeding, Docket Number 20-01-01, and expects to expeditiously rule…
Posted on July 28, 2020 by admin
State Representative Mike France (R-42) reacted to the state legislature’s passage of several bills during last Thursday’s special session to address police accountability, expand access to telemedicine and absentee ballots, and place price caps on the cost of insulin and associated equipment.
After serving more than 24 years in the Navy, Rep. France continues to serve his country as a Department of Defense (DoD) contractor supporting the VIRGINIA (SSN 774) Class Submarine program in various capacities.…
Posted on July 23, 2020 by admin
Friends and Neighbors,
The CT Department of Labor sent the following information regarding the processing of unemployment benefit claims:
The new federal unemployment benefits programs have triggered increased criminal attacks against labor departments across the country. In an ongoing attempt to prevent fraud in Connecticut’s unemployment system, the CT Department of Labor is implementing important changes to how we disburse unemployment benefits. This may result in newly-approved applicants receiving…
Posted on July 22, 2020 by admin
Friends and Neighbors,
Last night, Governor Lamont expanded the state’s travel advisory to 31 states and announced Executive Order 7III that mandates visitors from those states with high COVID-19 infection rates to self-quarantine or face a $1,000 fine.
Executive Order No. 7III enacts the following provisions: