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Rep. Pavalock-D’Amato Votes ‘No’ on Gov. Lamont Extension

Posted on July 19, 2021


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HARTFORD – Last week, State Representative Cara Pavalock-D’Amato (R-77) joined her House Republican colleagues in voting ‘No’ on a resolution that would allow Governor Lamont to continue to run the state through the use of his executive order.

“The standard under the statute is there must be a state of emergency, contrary to the questions of whether or not the Governor is doing a good job,” Rep. Pavalock-D’Amato said. “The continued exercise of leadership by totalitarian authority is a repudiation

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Rep. Pavalock-D’Amato Joins Association In Request for Additional Funding

Posted on July 2, 2021


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HARTFORD – At a press conference held at the State Capitol Thursday, State Representative Cara Pavalock-D’Amato (R-77) joined the Connecticut Association for Healthcare at Home in their request for additional funding through the federal government’s American Rescue Plan.

According to the association, the rate increases for Homemaker-Companion Agencies (HCAs) over the last two years does not meet the funding necessary to cover the minimum wage requirements and as a result, caregivers are leaving these

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Opioid Antagonists and Emergency Usage | Peer Navigator Pilot Program | Assisting Victims of Domestic Violence | and More Info.

Posted on June 6, 2021


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Law Enforcement to Receive Training in Opioid Antagonists and Usage in an Emergency

Today, the House voted unanimously in support of a bill that will help save lives.

SB-1011, An Act Concerning the Use of Opioid Agonists and Epinephrine Cartridge Injectors by Police Officers. This bill will require law enforcement officers by trained in using opioid antagonists (i.e. Narcan) and also maintain a supply of these medications for use when responding to a medical emergency.

The

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Rep. Pavalock Speaks Out Against a $50 Million Health Insurance Tax

Posted on June 3, 2021


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State Representative Cara Pavalock-D’Amato  joined Senate Republican Leader Kevin Kelly, House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora, fellow Ranking Member of the Insurance Committee Sen. Tony Hwang at a press conference to speak out against a $50 million tax on health insurance premiums proposed by Democrat lawmakers and Gov. Lamont.  Rep. Pavalock and her colleagues are requesting the legislature consider the Republican plan to make health care more affordable for CT’s working- and middle-class families

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Judiciary Committee Discusses ‘Clean Slate Bill’

Posted on April 7, 2021


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On Monday, the Judiciary Committee held a meeting to discuss several bill proposals. One of the bills we voted on (SB-1019) would erase criminal records for individuals who have been convicted of a misdemeanor, or a class C, D or E felony.

A few of the crimes that would qualify for erasure include: possession of child pornography, enticing a minor, and strangulation. Additionally, this bill would also prevent landlords from denying a previous tenant’s re-application (even after the tenant had trashed

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