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Rep. Marra Proposes Screening Newborns for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Posted on February 21, 2024

Inspired by a constituent whose young son is battling a rare and fatal muscle disease, State Representative Tracy Marra (R-141) proposed legislation to add Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) to the disorders detected through the Connecticut Newborn Screening Program, which provides standard screening for serious genetic disorders to all newborns born in the state.

Duchenne is the most common pediatric muscular dystrophy, causing progressive muscle degeneration and weakness. Though its muscle-damaging

CT DOT Virtual Public Information Meeting: Rehabilitation of 2 Bridges in Norwalk – March 7, 2024 7:00 p.m.

Posted on February 20, 2024

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

In a press release, the Connecticut DOT announced it is hosting a virtual meeting to provide information about the proposed project to rehabilitate Bridge Nos. 00058 & 03563, which carries I-95 and the Exit 15 Off-Ramp to Route 7 Northbound, respectively.

CT DOT Virtual Public Information Meeting: Rehabilitation of Norwalk Bridges – March 7, 2024 7:00 p.m.

The rehabilitation will repair the concrete decks, steel superstructures, and concrete substructures. The Maintenance

Office of Dyslexia and Reading Disabilities Asking for Public Comment – Survey link included

Posted on February 13, 2024

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Making sure every child has access to the best possible materials for their educational success is vital. It’s even more important for families and children with learning or reading disabilities, including dyslexia.

Right now, the state’s Office of Dyslexia and Reading Disabilities (ODRD) is asking for public comment on their proposed strategic priorities, and related actions and outcomes.

If you, your family, or your friends have thoughts or ideas regarding these critical

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