Veterans Day

Posted on November 8, 2019 by admin


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On Monday, November 11, we will observe Veterans Day and pay tribute to the unbroken line of brave citizen soldiers going back to the Revolutionary War who stepped forward and served our great nation in times of peace and armed conflict. We honor the brave men and women who fought to preserve freedom for each successive generation.

This year marks the 101st anniversary of the signing of the armistice to end the First World War – the war to end all wars. Armistice Day – Veterans Day in the U.S. –

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Public Hearing to Study Energy Demand Fees for Houses of Worship; Next Hearing on November 4 in Stratford

Posted on November 1, 2019 by admin


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State Representative Arthur O’Neill (R-69) recently joined concerned clergy and citizens for a public hearing with officials from the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) to study creating new energy rate classes for certain properties, including houses of worship, with tax exempt status.

Governor Lamont authorized the study when he signed legislation originally introduced and championed by Rep. O’Neill to exempt houses of worship from energy demand fees. The study will consider the impact

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In Response to Tragedy, Risk Warrant Legislation Gains Traction

Posted on October 23, 2019 by admin


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In remembrance of the one year anniversary of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre, a reporter from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette  came to investigate Connecticut’s first-in-the-nation risk warrant, or “red flag,” law.

Under Connecticut General Statute 29-38c, seizure of firearms and ammunition from persons posing a risk of imminent personal injury to self or others can occur after a recommendation to a judge by a state’s attorney or assistant state’s attorney, or by any two police officers, that probable

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