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Trout Fishing Season Open

Posted on March 5, 2021 by wroddy

As a member of the legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus, I was pleased to see the Governor’s announcement today that the trout fishing season has been opened up early in Connecticut.

It is important to note, however, that not every water in Connecticut is stocked with trout yet, so depending where you live, it may be too early to catch anything. It will take time to stock these waters, so please be patient.

The Fisheries Division of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has issued the following

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Capacity Limits to Be Lifted at Restaurants, Gyms & More; Mask and Distancing Guidelines Maintained

Posted on March 4, 2021 by wroddy

The state will lift capacity restrictions for many businesses starting March 19, the governor announced Thursday, though guidelines on masks, spacing and cleaning protocols will remain in effect.

Protocols that will remain in effect until further notice include:

  • Face coverings and masks continue to be required
  • Bars that only serve beverages continue to remain closed
  • 11PM closing time remains in place for events at venues, restaurants, and entertainment
  • Indoor theaters continue to have a 50% capacity
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Nuccio Calls for Fairer Education Funding for Small and Rural Communities

Posted on March 3, 2021 by wroddy

HARTFORD — During a public hearing Wednesday in the Education Committee, lawmakers heard testimony on a proposal to study whether the current Education Cost Sharing (ECS) formula unfairly disadvantages small and rural communities. State Representative Tammy Nuccio, who represents Ashford, Tolland, and Willington and who originally introduced the language behind the bill, says the failure of the ECS to adequately fund school districts is a dereliction of Connecticut’s obligations under the state constitution.

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